1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Weighing up the cost to animals and the potential benefit of any particular research program is no simple task.
Macaques are non-human primates. They are used in medical research because many of their body systems — such as their immune and nervous systems — are similar to humans, making them good research ‘models’ for a variety of human conditions.
Depression and anxiety affect a significant proportion of the British population, yet the underlying causes behind these medical disorders remain elusive.
We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists...
The University of Oxford’s road to openness has not been easy.