The Ethical Implications for Humans in Light of the Poor Predictive Value of Animal Models

@inproceedings{2014TheEI,
  title={The Ethical Implications for Humans in Light of the Poor Predictive Value of Animal Models},
  author={},
  year={2014}
}
  • Published 2014
The notion that animals could be used as predictive models in science has been influenced by relatively recent developments in the fields of complexity science, evolutionary and developmental biology, genetics, and evolutionary biology in general. Combined with empirical evidence, which has led scientists in drug development to acknowledge that a new, nonanimal model is needed, a theory—not a hypothesis—has been formed to explain why animals function well as models for humans at lower levels of… CONTINUE READING

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