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  • Animal Rights Essay

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    One of the most touchy aspects of our relationship with animals is the use of animals in laboratory sciences. Some manufactures of cosmetics and household products still conduct painful and useless tests on live animals, even though no law requires them to do so. Some people, called anti-vivisectionists, are at one extreme in their concern. They want an abolition of all experiments on live animals. At the other extreme there are those who say that it is quite all right for us to do whatever we like

  • Persuasive Essay On Animal Testing

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    Imagine participating in a test in which one’s eyelids are held open for numerous days and shampoo is dropped into the eyes. One also might be tested to observe when 50% of participants die based on dosage. This common method of testing is called lethal dose 50 and is used to rate the toxicity of a substance. These tests and numerous others are conducted on animals every day in laboratories across the world. Animal testing began in ancient times and was conducted by Greek and Roman scientists. Arabian

  • Animal Experimentation Essay

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    This method is used even if the product is not intended to be in contact with human skin, eyes, or mouth (“Animals in Product Testing.” 2011). The Draize test causes severe pain, itching, burning and often death. The LD-50 (lethal dose 50 percent) test is used to measure toxicity levels of certain ingredients. The ingredient is either injected into the animal or the animal is forced to ingest the product. The amount or concentration of the substance

  • Animal Testing : Social And Moral Views

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    moral views Choice between beauty (social pressure) and morality and ethics (products that test or don’t test) Needs new title Make note on Australia’s stance-have said Don 't do it but haven 't made it illegal Keep or delete sub headings? Get this down to 2000 words at the most! Over 25 million animals are killed each year in the US for animal testing, the specific type of animal is dependant on the test being conducted though mice and rats make up about 90% and about 1% I.E 250,000 are cats, dogs

  • Cosmetic Testing On Animals And Animals

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    evidence to prove that they practice “due diligence” in conducting the safety of the products produced. Manufactures also engage in cosmetic chemical testing on animals to develop new products. They also test compounds for sensitive populations such as young children or the elderly. They use these test to determine if humans may have a severe allergic reaction, irritation, or corrosion to the skin or eyes. Using animals for cosmetic testing is deadly. Statistics portray an alarming rate of the number

  • The Pros And Cons Of Animal Testing

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    used in research or to test the safety of products.” As the article goes on, Dunnuck makes it clear that animal’s rights are clearly being violated when they are used in research, and I definitely agree. Animals cannot make the choice to be tested and are completely forced into something that can potentially kill them. It is proven that animals and humans feel pain the same way. Dunnuck uses the example that both humans and animals scream. Pain is inevitable in many of the tests, but did you know that

  • Speech: Animal Testing Essay

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    procedure—called the Draize test—because they cannot cry to wash away the toxic chemicals. They have no tear ducts. First I will introduce the amounts of animals that are being used in these tests and those tests that they are being used for. Second I will describe what these tests are used to figure out and

  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

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    endure every day. Some may see that the research does outweigh the harm of which they are doing to these animals, but others see animals as more than that, from a furry companion, to even a best friend. Two of the most commonly used tests are the Draize test and the LD50 test. The

  • Microfluidic Testing

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    testing. The money spent is a huge waste of taxpayer dollars due to the fact that most of these tests prove nothing. Animals must be fed, given water and given shelter this makes up $400,000 of the sixteen billion. Most of the time the tests performed fail in clinical tests or don’t give any results at all. An “unscheduled DNA synthesis” costs around $32,000 as opposed to an $11,000 Vitro test. Cancer tests

  • Animal Testing in the United States Essay

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    Millions of animals die each year in the United States due to animal testing. Animals are used in laboratories to test chemicals in products and also used in research for the study of diseases such as cancer and AIDS. Unfortunately, these animals suffer tremendously while being experimented on and afterwards they are commonly put to death. The government has established legislation which gives certain guidelines for animal in laboratories, but it does not apply to every animal. The government

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