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annotated #1 - Joham, Anju. "Why Animals Die to Save...

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Joham, Anju. "Why Animals Die to Save Humans." Age (Melbourne, Australia) 18 Sept. 1995, Education: 2. Print. In this article, Joham reviews the overall history of animal research as well as the areas of study that it is used in. Joham mentions that many people associate animal testing with cosmetic testing but that there are many other areas in which animal testing is used. Joham states that “animal testing includes biological research, biomedical research, drug development, product testing, product extraction and educational experiments” (Joham). Joham then goes on to discuss two specific cosmetology tests known as LD50 and the Draize test. The LD50 (Lethal Dose 50 per cent) involves chemicals being injected into animals in increasing amounts until 50 per cent of the animals die. The Drazie test is an eye irritancy test where the test substance is dropped into the eyes of conscious rabbits. The damage done to the eyes of the rabbits is observed and measured over a period of days. The article ends by addressing the effectiveness of
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