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Humor, We Hope: Jun 1, 2012

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Respondents to Genome Technology's 2012 salary survey were asked what types of benefits they are offered as part of their compensation. While some sadly said "none," many shared a variety of perks they receive. Some of those submissions appear in this word search — try to decipher the clues and then find those answers in the puzzle. Clue answers appear below.

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The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.