Wistar Institute CEO Russel Kaufman spoke last week of the need for room in its new facility for team science, in which researchers of different specialties can work closely enough to swap ideas in search of solutions.
Wistar is involved in biomedical research, but the idea applies to all sorts of science.
In the October issue of the Atlantic, Gregory Mone and graphic artist Bryan Christie explain how the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology thinks along the same lines regarding research.
The Atlantic story is here.
The cool graphic is here.