No More Chimps

The Institute of Medicine has released a report saying that invasive medical experiments on chimpanzees should stop, reports Wired Science's Brandon Keim. IOM's report says that the experiments inflict both physical and mental harm on the chimps, and can only be justified when there are no possible alternatives for experimentation.

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