In The Scientist, PNNL's Steven Wiley writes that collaborations are becoming increasingly necessary but that setting a good collaboration up can be difficult. "Sharing the same scientific goal is essential for a collaboration, but it is also what makes collaborations so difficult to establish," he writes, as people with the same research goals and expertise are often you competitors and those with different areas of expertise often have different goals. But, he says, it is worth it.

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