Animal activists have long battled to stop testing on animals. But now, some scientists are adding their voice to the debate, saying that the results of many animal experiments are inaccurate, biased or plain useless. They claim that better alternatives to animal testing exist. So why are pharmaceutical companies lobbying to stop alternative tests being used?
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