Today is the first annual National Postdoc Appreciation Day, so swing on by the lab and give yours at least a pat on the back to let your appreciation be known. "The contributions of our nation's postdoctoral scholars are critical to the advancement of science and engineering," FASEB President Mark Lively says in a statement.

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