Saving the Animals: New Ways to Test Products - VeggieBoards
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 Old 09-12-2007, 07:31 AM
Beginner
 
greenheart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 855
New York Times - September 12, 2007



Saving the Animals: New Ways to Test Products

By BARNABY J. FEDER



HUMAN skin, eyes, the lining of the throat snippets of these and other tissues are now routinely grown in test tubes from donated human cells. The goal is not to patch up ailing people but to use the human tissues in place of mice, dogs or other lab animals for testing new drugs, cosmetics and other products.




Full Article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/12/te...=1&oref=slogin

Blog: www.imarriedanomnivore.com
Twitter: @vegwife
greenheart is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 09-12-2007, 08:41 AM
Beginner
 
Fona's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 1,205
Cosmetics will be easy to do this way, but drugs will take a lot more time as theres more areas it can affect and much more that can go wrong.
Fona is offline  
#3 Old 09-20-2007, 08:09 PM
Beginner
 
juno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,245
Yay.

"May all that have life be delivered from suffering."
~ Buddha
juno is offline  
#4 Old 09-24-2007, 06:39 PM
Beginner
 
Mrrple's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 2,563
Huzzah!
Mrrple is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the VeggieBoards forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off