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Neuroscientist Protests Neuroscience Convention Over Animal Research

Animals  (tags: Neuroscience, Animal Research, society, animal rights )

- 2650 days ago -
On Monday, when the Society for Neuroscience Convention kicked off in San Diego with some 32,000 attendees, one neuroscientist stayed outside the Convention Center, holding a blown up photo of a monkey with a probe in its skull.

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chris b (2474)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 4:14 am
Good to see that not all scientists are dyed in the wool abusers of animals!

Chris V (264)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 8:03 am
I have tremendous respect for Dr, Hansen for his decision in not hurting animals. TY Nancy

Patricia C (96)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 11:14 am
God bless Dr. Lawrence Hansen. "I abhor vivisection. It should at least be curbed. Better it should be abolished. I know of no achievement through vivisection, no scientific discovery that could not have been obtained without such barbarism and cruelty. The whole thing is evil."
- Dr. Charles Mayo, founder of Mayo Clinic.
There is so much suffering involved in mostly pointless animal "experiments" and research. If more respected doctors spoke out against it, we might actually get somewhere in our fight to stop it. Thank you Nancy.


Susan Anderson (9)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 12:49 pm
It is fantastic to see that this doctor is brave enough to stand up for what he believes in and against his peers! Well done to him! Vivisection is disgusting, useless and unnecessary and should be abolished.

Daiane S (11)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 12:59 pm
I just wish there were many Dr. Hansen(s) fighting against vivisection.
TY and noted.

Cindy C (125)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 1:00 pm

Laurie E (21)
Wednesday November 17, 2010, 1:08 pm
Thank god there are scientists with hearts[:

Alejandra Vega (139)
Thursday November 18, 2010, 11:57 am
TY, Namcy, and TY Dr. Hansen

. (0)
Friday November 19, 2010, 11:05 am
They should ALL be protesting animal testing ...

Teresa W (782)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:00 am
thank you
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