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Title: Constraining the Use of Animals in Scientific Testing: The Impact of New Technologies for Moral Theory
Author: Thomas, Charles William Holt
ISNI:       0000 0001 3518 6050
Awarding Body: University of Essex
Current Institution: The University of Essex pre-October 2008
Date of Award: 2008
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This thesis sets out to address the issues raised by advances, in technology and to assess , the implications that they have for the use of non-human animals in scientific (medical) testing. I suggest that there are three factors which have led to a recent increase in the use of non-human animals in general and in genetically modified animals in particular. These are: Advances in the techniques of genetic modification; • Advances in our understanding of the role and function of genes, and the desire to improve this further; • The ever more competitive struggle to produce new drugs and treatments and to reward investors and shareholders.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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