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"Brexit" Could Do Real Damage to U.K. Science

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"Brexit" Could Do Real Damage to U.K. Science

The momentous result of the United Kingdom's referendum on membership in the European Union could have profound impacts on its science and research communities. Most of the scientists who have reacted to the decision to leave the E.U. have expressed shock and dismay, not least because the U.K. has been received a bigger share of research funding than most of the other member states. According to a report by the U.K. House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology earlier this year, nearly one-fifth (18.3 percent) of funding from the E.U. to the U.K. is spent on research and...

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