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No Mo' Money for Stem Cells

Eight months after Missouri voted to change its constitution to protect stem cell research, the state government and other research centers have withdrawn funding, according to the Associated Press. While this appears to be a setback, amendment supporters say that progress is still moving forward, pointing to research projects at Washington University, the University of Missouri, and the Stowers Institute as proof.

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.