Medicine: Wholesale Vivisection

Envy-engendering news reached U. S. surgeons from England last week. The Royal College of Surgeons is developing a large farm for the raising of animals which later will be vivisected as experiments in surgery. The U. S. has no similar project. Best that an inquisitive U. S. surgeon can do when he wants to try out some idea on animals is to get a few small beasts from his hospital or school zoo. Supplies are never large. Even then, the experimenter must be furtive. Anti-vivisectionists may hear of his work and protest....

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