Jun 13, 2018
When Emily Trunnell realized her research did nothing for science and only resulted in a body count of dead animals, she couldn't go on.
She changed her life and went to work for PETA.
In this conversation with Emil Guillermo, Trunnell talks about the experiments that made her question the ethics of traditional laboratory research.
She talks about the reaction she got from her mentor and peers, and how they remained entrenched in the scientific establishment's belief that animal experiments have any relevance to humans.
Trunnell mentions non-animal methods that are leading the way, exposing the lie of animal based experimentation. She says technology such as "organ on a chip" will ultimately lead to "human on a chip" giving researchers better tools to find answers that will actually improve people's lives.
For now, countless animals are killed in laboratories for what amounts to useless science.
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