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Maybe TV's Version of Intelligent Design Will Make Sense

Set your DVRs, folks. Next Tuesday, PBS will broadcast "Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial." The NOVA program will present the Kitzmiller v. Dover School District federal court case through trial reenactments and interviews. Says Paula Apsell, NOVA's Senior Executive Producer, “We felt it was important for NOVA to do this program to heighten the public understanding of what constitutes science and what does not, and therefore, what is acceptable for inclusion in the science curriculum in our public schools.”

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.