Experiments on animals

Man uses animals not just to satisfy his primary needs of food and clothing. Many drugs, cosmetics and detergents are usually tested on animals. On the one hand some scientists are sure that they could eliminate most of animal testing without hindering medical progress or the discovery of new treatments against human diseases; on the other hand many researchers think that part of animal testing is vital for biomedical progress.

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