Maybe it is the cool summers of Houston, the easy-breezy commuting in coastal California that lures researchers, or the quiet life of reflection to be found in New York City — or perhaps not — but, whatever the reason, these areas are hubs that are home to the most people working in science and engineering in the US, according to a new National Science Foundation report.

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