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We Laugh in the Face of Recession

Sometimes you need a little humor to face a Monday. Over at the Dechronization blog, Susan Perkins from the American Museum of Natural History in New York posts a cartoon entitled, "The Economic Meltdown: Should you be concerned?" It's a pretty funny flow chart beginning with the question "Are you a grad student?" and walking through various career stages to see just how worried you ought to be right now.

 

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.