Archive for the ‘Animal Experimentation’ Category

Monkeys on the move

NEWCASTLE, OK – A truck full of monkeys made a stop here in Oklahoma. They came from New Jersey after spending time in a research lab where they were allegedly used for the testing of toxic chemicals. The pharmaceutical company where they were living went out of business and an international animal protection organization called In Defense Of Animals went to work finding the long-tailed ... Full story

Why I protest animal research

April 30, 2010, 5:00PM By Matt Rossell originally on http://www.oregonlive.com I worked for two years undercover inside Oregon Health & Science University's primate research center, and what I saw inside that lab changed me forever. I came to recognize the social, intelligent monkeys at the facility -- more than 4,000 remain there today -- as individuals, and that they were being treated ... Full story

NASA may give monkeys potentially deadly doses of gamma radiation

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) proposes testing gamma radiation on a group of squirrel monkeys, according to a statement posted by Brookhaven National Lab (BNL). “Squirrel monkeys would receive a level of radiation similar to what an astronaut would encounter on a Mars mission,” the BNL statement explains. “The monkeys would then live out the remainder of their natural lifetime at McLean , while researchers ... Full story
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