Should animal experiments be publicly registered?

3 12 2016

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“Animal research has a publication problem. About half of all animal experiments in academic labs, including those testing for cancer and heart drugs, are never published in scientific journals, and those that are have been notoriously hard to replicate.

That’s part of the reason that most drugs that work in animals don’t work in people—only 11% of oncology compounds that show promise in mice are ever approved for humans.”

Yes, it’s a scandal.  Read on for more in this interesting discussion piece in Science.


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