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If We Had a Nickel for Every Time We Wrote About Open Access ...

Over at the Daily Transcript, Alex Palazzo has a post considering the business models in publishing and what it would take for open access to be the norm. He refers to an interview with Emily Marcus, editor of Cell, in his quest to find out just how viable open access could be. It's a thoughtful piece, and worth a look as the open access debate continues.

 

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.