App for the Whole Lab

Research labs are turning to messaging apps like Slack for group communication, Nature News reports.

The Broad Institute's Daniel MacArthur tells Nature News that email is "actually disastrous for group communication." But in Slack, the messages all come from lab members, which makes it easier to keep up.

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