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Vivisection or science? An Investigation into Testing Drugs and Safeguarding Health

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 13 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:115
  1. Rhona MacDonald
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    Pietro Croce

    Zed Books, £14.95, pp 209 ISBN 1 85649 733 X

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    Animal rights activists have made the headlines several times already this year. However, if you think that antivivisectionists are just fanatical arsonists, weird hippies, or old ladies who feed stray cats, then think again. In this disturbing and thought provoking book Professor Pietro Croce, an Italian scientist who used to experiment on animals himself, explains why he now believes this is unethical. Surprisingly, this view is not based on his love …

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