Tag: animal research

  • Dirty Secrets: Are Laboratory Mice Too Clean?

    The hygiene hypothesis may also apply to animal experiments. THE hygiene hypothesis posits that certain diseases—notably asthma, eczema and type-1 diabetes—which are becoming more common than they once were, are caused in part by modern environments being too clean. The diseases in question result from misfunctions of the immune system. The hygiene hypothesis suggests such…

  • Animal Rights Activists Behave Like Stalkers

    The irony in the animal rights movement is that every single person on the planet has benefited from animal research.