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New Indian Rules Disrupt Research

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Science  09 Jul 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5425, pp. 180-181
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5425.180b

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NEW DELHI-- Indian scientists have been unable to import animals for research this year because of inaction by a new government committee set up to review such requests. In the meantime, the relationship between biomedical researchers and government regulators has taken a turn for the worse as the Animal Welfare Board last week threatened to close the country's main center for supplying laboratory animals after it failed to follow new registration procedures.

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