Disappearing Postdocs

The number of postdoctoral researchers in biological and medical sciences has fallen, according to an analysis appearing in the FASEB Journal.

Between 1979 and 2010, the number of new postdocs increased annually, but a trio of researchers that included the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology's Howard Garrison found that, starting in 2010, the number of postdocs at doctoral degree-granting institutions began to decline.

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