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You Had to Say It

Over on Twitter, researchers and others are sharing the five words that, together, strike fear into their hearts, starting with Chemjobber tweeting that "the 5 most dangerous words in the English language: 'This time will be different.'"

Others have since chimed in, with such heart-stopping gems such as "I know what I'm doing," from Mags Lum, or "We'll fix in the proofs," from Leonid Kruglyak, or even "that alarm's always going off," from Dr. Leigh.

What are your #dangerous5?

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.