Sunday, May 10, 2015

Militant Animal Rights Activists Have Won A Battle Against Science

By News Staff

Militant animal rights activists have forced Tübingen neuroscientist Professor Nikos Logothetis’ to announce that he will no longer do primate research.  The death threats and hostility he has received are not worth it, he said. But scientists are showing solidarity, even if it just means signing a letter and they won't be getting in the way of any bullets. In less than 48 hours more than 2,000 scientists from all over the world signed a motion by Professor Peter Thier, Chairman of the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN) at the University of Tübingen.  It won't matter. Animal rights activists know this is a victory for their tactics and that will mean they will get even more hostile. They don't understand basic research and think working on primates is unnecessary……To Read More……

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