Should Animal Testing Be Banned?
People that support animal testing may say that there is absolutely no other alternative to testing on a system. Fortunately, there are a number of alternatives to be used in this case. Replacing animals with non-animal models and modern developed technology can greatly reduce the number of animals used in testing and can can bring many various benefits as well. The advancement of modern medical technology in today’s society gives us no reason to continue using animals as testing material. For instance, the term biotechnology, is currently allowing test tubes to be substituted for animals in experimentation (Rowan). Replacing animals with this type of technology can give scientists a better understanding of animals and humans, and it is a more rational system opposed to the traditional system of testing. The housing and staffing are only a fraction of all of the costs that could be significantly reduced if fewer, or no, animal tests were carried out and