TV News LIES

Saturday, Oct 01st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Science Era of chimp research ends at controversial Maryland lab

Era of chimp research ends at controversial Maryland lab

Chimp research ends in Maryland labJust four chimps remain at this controversial research facility near Interstate 270 in Rockville. Called Bioqual, the company’s 30-year run of chimpanzee research is ending, victim of a historic shift away from using apes in medical experiments.

On Monday morning, a truck hauled six chimps from Bioqual. Last week, five others were removed. The last four, including Tiffany and Torian, will depart later this summer.

They are returning to where they were born — the much larger New Iberia Research Center, part of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette — where they will be available for more research before they’re retired — someday — to a sanctuary.

“This is another indication that chimpanzee research is on the decline,” said Kathleen Conlee of the Humane Society of the United States, which has painted Bioqual’s chimp research as unethical.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Rosetta Spacecraft Safely Lands on Comet

Rosetta Some space missions go out with a bang, others with a victorious return to Earth, but...

Stephen Hawking warns against seeking out aliens in new film

Stephen Hawking“We come in peace” might be the traditional opening gambit for aliens in science fiction, but...

China's great space telescope to begin search for alien life

China space teleschopeChina is set to start operating the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, enabling astronomers to probe...

Jurassic 'sea monster' fossil emerges in Scotland

Jurassic 'sea monster' fossilA Jurassic sea monster in all its prehistoric glory has finally re-emerged into the light after...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!