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#1 Old 09-12-2007, 06:31 AM
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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.




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#2 Old 09-12-2007, 07:41 AM
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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.
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#3 Old 09-20-2007, 07:09 PM
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Yay.

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#4 Old 09-24-2007, 05:39 PM
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