The Scalpel and the Butterfly: The War Between Animal Research and Animal Protection

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An engrossing and eloquent study of the history and ethics of animal experimentation The heart of a pig may soon beat in a human chest. Sheep, cattle, and mice have been cloned. Slowly but inexorably scientists are learning how to transfer tissues, organs, and DNA between species. Some think this research is moving too far, too fast, without adequate discussion of possible consequences: Is it ethical to breed animals for spare parts? When does the cost in animal life and suffering outweigh the potential benefit to humans? ...

The Scalpel and the Butterfly: The War Between Animal Research and Animal Protection 2000, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374254209

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