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Young Chinese students who are serious about science often feel that they have to train abroad — and most do not return.

But a new Chinese graduate programme in the biological sciences, which brings world-class education to China, might help to stem the flow.

The budget of US$20,000 a year is just enough to cover guest lecturers' expenses. But with this shoestring funding the organisers are creating a course that is stimulating students and stirring up the Chinese education system.

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Reference: Nature 417, 683 (2002)
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