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Final statement: Animal testing should not be considered as negative! – Véronique Vos

      Nowadays, animal testing is a subject that often occurs. Some people think it is needed in research, meanwhile others think it is not allowed to sacrifice animals for sciences because they are treated badly during their lifetime. Although some … Continue reading

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Final Statement Gerty Vanhaute

Als onderdeel van het vak ‘Master thesis’ was het de bedoeling om met 3 medestudenten een blog op te starten. Het onderwerp werd zo gekozen, daar waar de vier masterproeven elkaar kruisten. Hierdoor hadden we als stelling gekozen voor: ‘Animal … Continue reading

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Many people abominate animal testing. But there are several techniques which can replace the use of animals in research. Synthetic membranes: Many biomedical tests can avoid the use of animals by growing cells via artificial means. These synthetic membranes can … Continue reading

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Animals used for experimentation

Right now, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs, and other animals are locked inside cold, barren cages in laboratories across the country. They languish in pain, ache with loneliness and long to roam free and use their minds. … Continue reading

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Organizations against animal testing

There are many organizations around the globe that try to stop animal testing. The organization that is best-known is PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). It is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than … Continue reading

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Animals between biology and philosophy

One has to Google the terms “animal consciousness” or “animal ethics” or any similar term to find countless links to websites and articles written about those topics. And that is quite normal. It is after all a very juicy topic to talk about. … Continue reading

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some facts…

– anesthesia is used today to numb the body during operations because it was successfully tested on animals – AIDs research relies heavily on animal testing; other testing techniques aren’t optimized yet – organizations that use animal research are legally required to … Continue reading

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