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Scientist's Block

In the blog world today, computational biologist nsaunders at What You're Doing Is Rather Desperate asks readers to talk about the "fear factor" -- the feeling, when you sit down to write a paper or an article, that "everything you’ve done is complete rubbish."

We can't speak for our readers, but here at Genome Technology we don't have that fear  until after we've written the article.

 

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.