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Genetically Modified Larvae Could Replace Lab Animals

Animal testing has become problematic in the past few decades, as animal rights activists have uncovered numerous instances of animal cruelty as well as the cost labs face in keeping animal test subjects, especially if they're treated humanely. Some pharmaceutical companies are finding that to test the effectiveness, and safety of their products, they need look no farther than at a wriggling petri dish. While keeping laboratory animals such as rats for use in experiments is an...

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