I think real life professions would be more interesting if they involved bitter rivalries reminiscent of Twister or Raiders of the Lost Ark:
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At long last, a surefire cure for cancer is within our grasp!
You’ve said it, my dear man! I’m confident that this final combination of vaccinations will yield the solution we’ve been searching for these past nine years.
They each peer through microscopes.
Look, sir! The cancer cells are dissipating! We’ve done it!
Yes, it would appear that the radiation is working its magic on the infected cells.
DR. ALEXI (cont)
That’s strange...I’m detecting an irregular growth in the R5 sector.
What is it?
I can’t believe it! It’s a new string of cancerous cells multiplying at an incredible rate of speed!
He looks for himself.
DR. ERIKSON (cont)
I...I’m not certain, but it looks like the cancerous cells are spelling out some kind of message.
(reading through microscope)
An EXPLOSION rocks the laboratory, throwing DEBRIS everywhere. Show TITLE: