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Rocking for Cancer

National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins took the stage to play the guitar at the "Stand Up to Cancer" fundraiser, reports the Los Angeles Times. Collins was "jamming onstage with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Kris Kristofferson, Aaron Neville and the Wilson sisters of Heart," the article says. In the crowd, the article continues, were scientists funded by the group and they were taking pictures of Collins performing. "Here he is, crossing both worlds," Elizabeth Blackburn says to the LA Times, "which is what this is all about."

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.