This article was too fascinating not to post. I try not to delve too deeply into the use of animals in research, as I like to keep my focus on companion animal issues and, to a lesser extent, farm animals, but the idea that discarded foreskins from circumcised newborns can potentially be used to replace some of the animals currently used in research labs is too fascinating to pass up.
The attached story is not terribly graphic, but demonstrates the promise that can come when people work together towards a common goal.
Are the lab rat's days numbered? - The Boston Globe
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