Some think that researchers can improve their communication by flexing their improvisation skills.
A circle of scientists is gazing skyward, as if watching a ball fly through the air as they play an animated game of catch. But there is no ball — and this game is serious work. It is part of an exercise to help 12 scientists at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center in Farmington to boost their communication skills. (...) - by Rachel Bernstein, Nature 505, 121-123 (2014), 01 January 2014