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LifeVault Bio: Anthony Bay

Startup LifeVault Bio has named longtime technology executive Anthony Bay to its board of directors. Bay, cofounder of online video producer Uproar, is former global head of digital video at Amazon. He also is a former CEO of Rdio, a music streaming service that was sold to Pandora. In the 1990s, Bay held executive positions at Microsoft and Apple. 

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.