Inhumane or Unavoidable?

June 17, 2019

As Congress scrutinizes an increase in monkey research, scientists defend its necessity

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We eat mutations every day. All the vegetables, grains, fruits and meat humans consume as part of their diet is jam-packed with DNA speckled with mutations and beneficial variations

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Max Planck researcher Nikos Logothetis was accused of animal-welfare violations relating to monkeys used in research

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Last winter, unforgettable video footage online showed a starving polar bear, struggling in its Arctic hunting grounds. Because of global warming, the ice was thin and the food supply was scarce. The video generated a wellspring of sympathy for the plight of this poor creature

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Foam from cow lungs can be transformed into a lifesaving treatment for premature infants struggling to breathe. We take you to a slaughterhouse in Canada where an unusual sort of craftsmen retrieve this precious liquid before it’s shipped around the world

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A new working group will develop guidelines for determining whether moving the primates to sanctuaries is harmful to their health

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Engineered organisms that cannot breed with wild counterparts could prevent transgenic plants from spreading genes to unmodified crops and weeds, and battle pests

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Primatologist Jane Goodall has prompted the US Food and Drug Administration to pause a study of nicotine addiction in squirrel monkeys by writing a letter—in which she called the research “horrific”—to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

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