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Science, Medicine, and Animals Science, Medicine, and Animals NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
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Science, Medicine, and Animals CONTENTS Preface 1 Introduction 3 SIDEBAR: Why Use Animals? 5 A Theory of Germs 7 SIDEBAR: Overcoming Disease 8 Vaccines 9 SIDEBAR: Penguins! 12 Understanding Epilepsy 13 Surgical Advancements 17 Cancer Therapies 18 The Concept of Basic Research 20 Safety Testing 21 SIDEBAR: Cruelty Free 28 Regulation of Animal Research 29 Continuing Efforts to More Efficiently Use Laboratory Animals 37 SIDEBAR: The 3 Rs in Action 39 Conclusion 40 Resources and Web Links 41