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Jonathan Balcombe Executive Director, Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy Of all the issues in animal protection, animal dissection is paradoxically one of the most winnable yet intractable. Winnable, because there is a wealth of alternative learning...


Dissection, or using dead animals to teach science, has been a standard biology classroom exercise for decades. But the practice has become increasingly controversial due to concerns about the origins of the animals used and the ethical issues related to capturing...