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For Regular People, a List of Places to Avoid

Wired released its list of "top tech towns" (read: geek gathering zones) in the US. The magazine says it used "highly scientific methodology as well as algorithms snuck out of NASA and Google" to evaluate 30 cities on a number of factors, including proximity to highly ranked engineering schools, tech jobs per capita, free Wi-Fi availability, and more. Check out the rankings here.

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.