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People in Britain will vote on or not to stay in or leave the European Union (EU). Newspapers have called it 'Brexit', which means Britain's, or British, . It is one of the biggest for Europe in decades. British people have very feelings about leaving and staying in the EU. A of scientists has come together in support of staying in Europe. All of the 13 scientists are Nobel Prize . The group says leaving the EU would be a "key " to British science. A spokesman explained how it was for science that Britain remained in Europe. He said: "Inside the EU, Britain helps steer the biggest scientific in the world."

Another British scientist, Professor Stephen Hawking, said Brexit would be, "a for UK science". Many other scientists agree, saying Britain would receive money from the EU for research. They add that British scientists could no longer work as or as closely with colleagues in European countries. Professor Hawking said many European scientists come to Britain to work. He said this could slow down after a Brexit. However, many scientists say Brexit would be better for British science. The group Scientists For Britain says that the UK would not suffer from Brexit. It says the top two countries funded by an 80-billion-euro EU science are not EU .

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