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Science and art mix creates animal magic

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 20 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:980
  1. Balaji Ravichandran, third year medical student (
  1. Madras Medical College, BMJ Clegg Scholar

    The term “science play” might make many teenagers wince. But Judith Johnson's Every Breath—a science play targeted at teenagers—is likely to do just the opposite, despite dealing with a topic as delicate as the ethical dimensions surrounding the use of animals for biomedical research.

    Sonny, an 18 year old with asthma, is a fervent opponent of medical research involving animals. His 21 year old sister, Anita, a scientist, is set to join a new animal research centre in their town, against …

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