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The Lightbulb Has Gone Off

Forbes has come up with a list of revolutionaries that it says have "world-changing" ideas. On its list are: Michelle Khine, Jay Shendure, Stephen Turner, and others. Khine is lauded for her Shrinky-Dink-based microfluidic chips, which she has spun out into a company, Shrink Nanotechnologies; Shendure is included for his exome sequencing work; and Turner for the technology behind Pacific Biosciences.

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.