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Humane Society Launches Offensive to Ban Invasive Chimp Research

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Science  13 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5920, pp. 1414-1415
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5920.1414

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The Humane Society of the United States last week stepped up its long-running campaign to end biomedical research with chimpanzees and is working with Congress to draft and introduce new legislation that would ban "invasive" research on great apes.