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What Would the Street View Version Look Like?

Neil Saunders and Deepak Singh are talking up the Genome Projector, which Saunders found via a del.icio.us feed. This tool, Saunders says, "takes the zoom-able Google Maps idea to a new level." It includes bacterial genomes from Acidobacteria bacterium ellin345 to Zymomonas mobilis.

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.