Brexit May Risk Britain's Health And Science Research
Scientific research has been one field where Great Britain has gotten more money out of the EU than its put in.By Ryan Biek | July 17, 2016
Brexit supporters have argued leaving the European Union will strengthen the U.K., but the country's booming research industry could be worse off.
A key argument for leaving was that Britain put more money into the EU than it got out.
But when it comes to scientific research, from cancer to biology, it's been the opposite trend. While the U.K. has been a top-five country in terms of publishing discoveries, it's recently ranked No. 20 for government spending on research.