Two of the UK's most influential scientists — astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and researcher Keith Campbell, who was one of the scientists on the team that created Dolly the cloned sheep — are urging recent science grads in the UK to seek work away from home, reports the Guardian's Michael MacLeod.

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