Animal Research

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Animal research also known as animal testing or animal experimentation involves the use of non-human organisms as test subjects in experiments.  Animal research provides scientists insights into disease etiology, medical advancement and drug development.
 
Animals are also used is non-medical experiments such as chemical, food, drug, cosmetic tests and consumer product testing. (Photo: Shutterstock)

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