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Postdocs power research

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Science  08 Sep 2017:
Vol. 357, Issue 6355, pp. 951
DOI: 10.1126/science.aap8392

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Later this month, postdoctoral researchers and representatives from research associations around the United Kingdom will gather in Cambridge, UK, for the first National Postdoc Meeting, also the inaugural event of the latest Postdoc Centre of the University of Cambridge. This gathering coincides with the United States National Postdoc Appreciation Week and marks increasing, though long overdue, attention for this group of early-career researchers. What are the major challenges?