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Three out of every four postdocs employed in federally funded R&D centers in 2010 were men.


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Federally funded research and development centers play an important role in U.S. science and engineering. A recent report released by the National Science Foundation details that 22 of the 39 centers collectively reported employing a total of 3,011 postdocs.

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