Evelyn Strauss and R. John Davenport
Researchers are making rapid headway in uncovering details about aging and its associated maladies. Yet the field faces a number of challenges. In particular, investigators from a wide range of disciplines who do not necessarily interact are generating daunting quantities of new data. A number of online resources can help researchers organize and manage the barrage of new results and can spark discussions. These Web sites publish summaries of the latest findings, offer tools with which to manipulate data, supply opportunities for direct communication with colleagues, and explore societal implications of the work. They are building bridges between different realms of the field and fostering creative thinking.
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