Not all collaborations are the same. NPR's Joe Palca reports that international collaborations are more likely to affect the wider scientific community.

Two ecologists — Stefano Allesina at the University of Chicago and the University of Florida's Emilio Bruna — became interested in whether there was a difference in what kind of journal the results from international collaborations were published in.

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