animal experimentation

US Government May Lift Ban On The Funding Of Chimeras

US Government May Lift Ban On The Funding Of Chimeras

For most of us, chimeras are a common aspect of mythology and the most tragic parts of our favourite anime, but for the science community, they hold both incredible research value and ethical concerns. This is why the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed new guidelines on Thursday in…

Ethicists Voice Concerns Over Creation Of Humanised ‘Autistic’ Monkeys

Ethicists Voice Concerns Over Creation Of Humanised ‘Autistic’ Monkeys

Researchers in China have genetically engineered monkeys to exhibit autistic-like behaviours, including impaired social skills and increased anxiety. This research is poised to improve our understanding of brain disorders, but ethicists say the harm endured by these monkeys is simply not worth it.