Material Detail

Animals and Medicine: The Contribution of Animal Experiments to the Control of Disease

Animals and Medicine: The Contribution of Animal Experiments to the Control of Disease

Animals and Medicine offers a detailed, scholarly historical review of the critical role animal experiments have played in advancing medical knowledge. Laboratory animals have been essential to this progress, and the knowledge gained has saved countless lives—both human and animal. Unfortunately, those opposed to using animals in research have often employed doctored evidence to suggest that the practice has impeded medical progress. This volume presents the articles Jack Botting wrote for theResearch Defence Society News from 1991 to 1996, papers which provided scientists with the information needed to rebut such claims. Collected, they can now reach a wider readership interested in understanding the part of animal experiments in the history of medicine—from the discovery of key vaccines... Show More

Quality

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.