Science Going Global

Many of the great challenges facing the world today, such as finding ways to cure chronic diseases and address climate change, will require that scientists engage in multidisciplinary and global projects, and one possible model for these kinds of efforts may be the virtual global network, according to a commentary in Nature.

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), provides an example for how such networks might work, CIFAR President Alan Bernstein explains.

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