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Pull a thread here and you’ll find it’s attached to the rest of the world.
—Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil
Our world is interconnected now more than ever. The entire globe is at our fingertips, just a few taps away on the smartphone in our pocket (or purse). Many of the actions we take have implications—now global and instantaneous—on others. Our understanding of the myriad happenings in our world is woefully incomplete without recognition and consideration of their worldwide context.
Science is no …