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You're Not Really Green Until You Have a Living Roof

Harvard's planned science center, to comprise four buildings in the Allston section of Boston, may become a model of environmental responsibility, according to this article in the New York Times. In an agreement with the state, the Harvard science center "will cut [greenhouse gas] emissions 50 percent below the levels required by the national standard," the article says.

 

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.