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Sometimes You've Just Gotta Own It

A New York Times reporter sits down for a Q&A with David Clapham of Harvard Medical School. Clapham, a biologist and engineer whose lab may be best known for its breakthrough sperm research, says he's no "sperm specialist," according to the article. He's just a guy who used the human genome sequence data to find new ion channels. Hey, man, we don't judge.

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.