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Move Over, Open Access

Open Education News, a blog that aggregates and publishes news related to open education, has officially launched, says Peter Suber. Modeled after Suber's own Open Access News blog, OEN is supported by Mark Shuttleworth (of Ubuntu fame). The growing movement hopes to bring education to those without access to formal schools and the financial and structural support they offer.

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.