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- As Chimp Research is Phased Out, Will Other Animal Research Decline?
Posted on July 9, 2013
The institution of animal experimentation is a house of cards, and a stiff wind is blowing at last. At a meeting last month about federal funding for science, former National Institutes of Health director Elias Zerhouni admitted that experimenting on animals has been a boondoggle. “We have moved away from studying human disease in humans,” he said.… Read more
- Research Bias Compromises Chimpanzee Protection Efforts
Posted on July 24, 2012
In December 2011, a landmark Institute of Medicine (IOM) report concluded that advances in science and medicine “have rendered chimpanzees largely unnecessary as research subjects.” Yet a recent search on the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database indicates that in just the last few months at least five new papers (here, here, here, here and here) reporting results of hepatitis C… Read more