Animal testing “was thought to have started as early as circa 500 BC” (ProCon.org). The first writing about animal testing was found in ancient Greek text books written by various authors and scientist. Aristotle, Herophilus, and Erasistratus, were found to have engaged in some of the first experiments on live animals to discover how the inside of a live organism functions. Today animals are being tested on for a variety of reasons, such as, perfumes, new drugs, beauty products, new advancements in technology, and science. The life of an animal in a test study is short, and full of pain. Most of the animals used in clinical testing, such as lab rats, mice, birds, and reptiles are not covered under any law on how animals should be treated in a lab experiment. In this ...
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...st on animals admit they find the practice to be very inaccurate and a waste of time. She urges us to see that we can progress in the medical field without the use of animal testing, and suggests we do this by making the government use the money to find alternative ways, instead of using it to test and buy more animals. Jessica Sandler and Elizabeth Fisher clash on their ideas to how animal testing affects the human population. On one hand, Elizabeth Fisher believes that because they have close to the same DNA, that it will get results similar to how humans would. On the other hand, Jessica Sandler brings up countless points in which animals are nothing alike in the prospect of how humans and animals organs and body parts work. ProCon.org would most likely add to the side of Jessica Sandler and bring in how 80% of approved animal tests, fail in human clinical trials.
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