December 16, 2011

Where Do Research Animals Come From?

Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9

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Most drugs, therapies, or experiments, will have gone through animal testing at one point or another. The ethics of this have been debated — but what are the practicalities? What are the lives, the origins, and the potentials, of laboratory animals?

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October 14, 2013
Lab Animals: The Big Losers in the Shutdown
James Fallows, Atlantic
Because I have many friends who work in medical research institutes, including several family members who have been or are involved in this field, I've been hearing all along about the precarious situation of research... more ››
October 10, 2013
10 Animal Populations that Escaped from Lab
Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9
Why must we constantly fear the supernatural when there's so much real stuff to fear? Take, for example, the many smart, dangerous groups of animals who escaped from their laboratory environments and now roam free. Perhaps... more ››