animal rights

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Advancing in Medical Science Through Animals For decades, mankind has used animals to progress efficiently in scientific research. Animal testing is important for medical science and other beneficial experiments. Many citizens criticize scientists for testing on animals for unnecessary means other than medical research. Many of today’s current vaccines and disease treatments would have been delayed without the use of animals. People across the globe have been saved through organ transplants by persistent research on animals. Many material products and medical accomplishments people take for granted wouldn’t have been possible without animal testing. Learning the anatomy of an animal for educational purposes can create a better learning experience. Many schools of the United States today require science courses to have animal dissections to create a better understanding of basic anatomy. School children in science classes have dissected a frog or worm to see how the body structure is similar to humans. In the medical field, student nurses and doctors learn from dissecting animals first before moving on to human cadavers. Kristien Mcdonald, of The Daily Utah Chronicle comments, “we could just do research on dead bodies” (2). Even though that’s an alternative, there is a limited amount of cadavers for students to study on, so the usual alternative would be animals that are mass-produced in farms. The testing of cosmetics and other hygiene products on animals makes the produ...

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