Research without harming animals

Innovative in vitro methods deliver - in contrast to the animal experiment - reliable, easily reproducable results, and besides these tests are more sensitive, cheaper and faster than tests on the living animal.

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The myths of animal experiments

Dr. Bernhard Rambeck

It is often claimed that true medical science had its beginnings with the introduction of chemical drugs about a hundred years ago. This is the first myth the author is rebuting.

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Why animal experiments are not necessary

Animal experiments are supposedly necessary in order to make the products we use safe and to find new therapies for sick people. However, they are in fact not suitable for judging the effects and hazards of substances for humans.

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Reduction, Replacement or Abolition?

The 3R principle wants to improve animal research by replacement, reduction or refinement. However, animal experiments must not only be rejected for moral reasons, but also because they are scientifically unsound methods that deliver false or non-transferable results. 

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