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Who Wouldn't Want To Hear a Knight Speak?

Perhaps if you're British it ain't no big thing. Curiously, a talk to be given by recently awarded Nobel Prize winner Sir Martin Evans was cancelled due to "lack of interest," reports the BBC. On Monday he was awarded the Nobel for medicine for creating knockout mice (and is also at the forefront of stem cell research); on Wednesday, no one cares! (Well, almost no one, since GTO would be in attendance if the UK wasn't so far away.)

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.