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NIH to End Chimp Breeding for Research

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Science  01 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5829, pp. 1265
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5829.1265

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The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's largest funder of chimpanzees used in biomedical research, announced last week that it was effectively phasing itself out of the business.