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Neuroscientist Speaks Out Against Oxford's Proposed New Animal Testing Lab


Animals  (tags: animal welfare, animal abuse, cruelty, dogs, animal testing, pain, torture, monkeys, lab, Oxford )

Rebecca
- 2858 days ago - commentisfree.guardian.co.uk
It is absurd for Oxford to be building a new animal testing lab at a time when the accuracy of such testing is so doubtful. I am appalled by the university's decision to build a new animal laboratory - and by its recent Orwellian attempts to stifle public



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Varsha M. (53)
Wednesday February 21, 2007, 7:40 am
Thank goodness for people like Marius Maxwell who can stand up and speak for animal rights (and human welfare). Coming as he does from the neurologist/ neurosurgeon fraternity, his word will be taken more seriously, I hope.
 

Varsha M. (53)
Wednesday February 21, 2007, 7:42 am
To quote from Dr Maxwell's article: "Ninety-two out of every 100 drugs that pass animal tests fail in clinical trials in people." Do we need further evidence to stop animal experimentation??
 

Sea Maiden (1)
Thursday February 22, 2007, 9:57 am
What a fabulous article....I just wish everyone, scientists and non-scientists would read it. The sooner humans start using alternative science such as nanotechnology, cell technology etc the better...and the safer humans would be too from those 92/100 drugs that DON'T work!
 
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