Thursday, December 09, 2004

Science & The Mouse

Most countries honour their war dead, but China has erected a monument for a little thought of but altogether more cuddly martyr -- the mice, guinea pigs, rabbits and monkeys who gave their lives to science.
China has decided to honor the mouse for its crucial and important role in legitimate scientific research.

At the same time, others around the world protest research of a very different kind - not for a cure for a disease, but for what appears to be profit-motivated...

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