Our Cousins, the Experimental Subjects

WisconsinStateJournal– Do you think our closest cousins, the chimpanzees, should be used to test diseases and medicines? The deeper the experience open to a conscious creature, the crueler it seems to do such things to them. Most of us can shrug off research on rats (unless it’s blatantly inhumane), but that’s much harder to do when you’re looking a chimp in the eyes.

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