Results from The Scientist’s annual “Best Places to Work: Postdocs” survey suggest that postdoctoral researchers favor family over funding accessibility when it comes to considering potential research institutions. According to survey respondents, the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, N.Y., is the number one place for postdoctoral training.

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