New Developments in an Old Argument: Animal Testing
The pros and cons of animal testing as well as a presentation of new developments in the field.
An opinion paper that discusses current debates on animal testing, problems with animal testing, alternatives and how regulation can be improved.
“Animal testing has become a hot topic in the last few decades as more and more animal rights & awareness issues have entered the world stage. From a variety of backgrounds, groups have rallied to the cause of animals around the world that are involved in drug testing, cosmetic testing, and a number of different experimental situations. The most hotly contested issue has been drug testing, where the development of potentially human life-saving substances is weighed against the life of these animals. Recent scientific research has been working hard to increase the accuracy and usage of alternative testing methods.”