More funding for large animal research

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Scientists are calling attention to the lack of funding for large animal studies in the US and warning that it may compromise both biomedical and agricultural research. The group, led by James Ireland at Michigan State University (East Lansing), pointed out the disparity in total funding for research grants focused on animal agriculture versus human health.

Lab Anim. (NY) 38, 181 (2009).
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