The 'Google Cell'

Structural biologists in Europe are coming together to "share their toys," and collaborate on a large scale in an effort to understand the cell, reports Nature News' Ewen Callaway. Structural biologists have launched the Instruct network to link up 22 structural biology centers throughout Europe, "allowing researchers to access a range of equipment and expertise in a single request," Callaway says. The network makes the collaboration more "systematic," he adds.

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