Animal Testing Argumentative Essay

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Cons Of Animal Testing

    Argumentative Essay: The Cons of Animal Testing There is a lot of conflict on the subject of animal testing. Many believe animals shouldn’t have to be put through something so inhumane while other believe testing on animals is vital to finding cures for deadly diseases. Animals are being exploited by research facilities all around the world. Although humans often benefit from successful animal research, the pain, the suffering, and the deaths of animals are not worth the possible human benefits. Modern science has also come a long way to where scientists do not need animals for research anymore. That is why animals should not be used as test subjects in research. Many people believe there is no adequate alternative to animal testing but new alternatives in medical research have actually been proven more effective. Alternatives such as Microfluidics chips which are small two cm. chips with tissue from different parts of the body. When the test drug is administered to a microfluidic chip, the chip mimics what happening in the body on a microscopic scale. Sensors in the chip will give feedback information for later computer analysis. Of course there are people retorting that animals are appropriate research subjects because they are similar to human beings in many ways. Thomas Hartung, a professor of evidence-based toxicology at Johns Hopkins University has spoken out about this statement. “Using rats for example, must not be accepted as reliable since humans are nowhere close…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Animal experimentation for medical advancement must be abolished. Instead, such experiments would yield augmented results if conducted on humans. In the facilitation of experimentation, those who have been convicted, beyond a reasonable doubt, of heinous crimes must replace all laboratory animals. According to Black’s Law Dictionary heinous crimes are defined as those considered shockingly atrocious or odious. Examples of said crimes include: capital murder, serial murder, and serial rape of…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Should Animals be used in Laboratory Research? Every year millions of animals are used as human food, in human sports for fun, to make clothing and to make test cosmetics, drugs, new-found treatments, and chemicals on humans. Among all these, the most contentious issue in the twenty-first century is the usage of animals in laboratories. Science is the most powerful field from which all new knowledge comes, and being the prime source of new technologies, more judgment, and science, the…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Animal Testing      Animals have been used in testing of various products for many decades. Products are usually tested somewhere before they are marketed to humans. These products vary from medical supplies to just make-up. Many animal rights activists, such as the PETA organization, have argued to get laws passed which makes such use of animals unlawful. This question of animal’s rights has been debated for many decades with out coming to any common ground between the…

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  • Argumentative Essay Animal Testing

    Animal Testing Each and every year, millions of animals undergo painful suffering or even death as a result from scientific research on the effects of new drugs, additives in our food, beauty cosmetics and other chemical products. While most people think that animal testing is necessary for our safety and wellbeing, others are upset or oppose animal testing by what they see as needless suffering and testing to the animal. This essay will look at some of the positive aspects of animal testing.…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Animal testing is use of animals in experimental ways for the benefit of biomedical research, and it has been a topic long argued about. To every argument, there are two sides: The American Medical Association (AMA) and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Humans (PETA). AMA’s opinion on the topic states that animal testing is necessary, while PETA highly discriminates it. These two major groups of people have been “at war” with each other on this topic of animal testing in biomedical…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    read labels saying “against animal testing”, “animal cruelty-free product” and “no animals were harmed in the making of this movie…” Yet still to this day many companies continue to use animals for product and drug testing. Evidently, animal testing is a very controversial issue in the science and animal advocacy communities; as it serves as a safer and cost- efficient way to test new medicines and product lines. However, many will argue it is an unethical and inhumane way to treat animals, as…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Animal Testing Animal testing is a controversial subject amongst many people, some of which believe it greatly benefits humanity and others who believe it is animal cruelty. Animal treatment during testing is one of the most discussed arguments between those who are for and against testing. How regulated and ethical or unethical are these procedures? Do animals deserve rights that would make them exempt from laboratory testing? Does science and humans truly reap any real benefits from these…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Oxendine English 1301 October, 2017 ANIMAL TESTING Animals have been companions to humans for centuries. Animals help us farm more efficiently, reach far places by riding on them, and we even used them for food when required. Since ancient times scientists also experimented on animals to test new techniques of treatment(Of mice and men: the evolution of animal welfare guidelines for cancer research). Evaluating new chemical to potentially cure diseases and help people survive longer. Much…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Animal Testing

    Animal testing are experiments used on animal for scientific research. In 1981 Roger Sperry, David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel were awarded a Nobel Prize for research in brain function by studying monkeys. Roger W Sperry found out that nerves linking and both hemispheres of the brain could be tempered with, without causing any life threatening events. Many animals are very similar to humans and by studying the brains of monkeys Roger W Sperry made a huge discovery about the human brain for…

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