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The Case for Free-Range Lab Mice

🧵 A thread based on my @NewYorker story🧵…
No-one knows how many mice & rats are experimented on in the US, bc even tho' they are the most common species used in biomedicine, thanks to Sen. Jesse Helms, rodents are officially excluded from the Animal Welfare Act.

It’s estimated @ 120 million/yr.
Experiments on animals are required by law and bioethics codes, but in a 2014 analysis of 2,000+ drugs, animal tests were found to be “highly inconsistent” predictors of toxic effects in humans.

You might as well toss a coin instead.…
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#GrandCanyon, #geology, #GreatUnconformity, #TectonicModel
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#InternationalRelations, #russia, #ukraine, #europe
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