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Chimp Research Curtailed: Will Science Suffer? : Discovery News


Science & Tech  (tags: Animal Welfare, chimps, protection, science, scientists, study, research, humans, discovery, society )

Kevin
- 581 days ago - news.discovery.com
Last week, a new study reported that chimpanzees show a sense of fairness previously attributable mostly to humans. Under recommendations issued to the National Institutes of Health yesterday, most such studies of chimpanzees would be stopped.



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Past Member (0)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:06 am
Yes, I read this in an NIH email the other day and it is about time. In a civilized society, animals should be treated with respect..all animals. Chimps have suffered since the dark ages, human volunteers and computer generated data is todays best bet.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:12 am
Animals have the right to live as human beings. Noted ,Thanks .
 

Michela m. (3886)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 9:22 am
Noted!!
 

Michela m. (3886)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 10:39 am


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Florence Eaise (132)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 12:17 pm
i will never understand how they didnt know this in the first place afteralll chimpanzees are primates the same as us so why wouldnt they share the same feelings they just express them differently putting a chimp or any pru=imate or animal in research is NO different than putting humans in research we all have feelings
 

Susie S. (4)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 2:46 pm
end all experiments on animals!!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday January 26, 2013, 3:07 pm
It is past time that experiments on all animals should be stopped.
 

janet f. (29)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 5:25 am
This abuse and torture of animals has lasted way too long.
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 10:33 am
Experiments on animals should have stopped long, long ago.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Sunday January 27, 2013, 12:49 pm
The only one whose fairness can be doubted is man. e.g. the abuse of chimpanzees by man is deeply unfair.
ALL experiments on ALL animals should be stopped right away.
 

Melania Padilla (178)
Monday January 28, 2013, 11:01 am
thanks
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Tuesday May 28, 2013, 3:40 pm
Noted and thanks
 
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