You are hereTo what extent is the use of animals in scientific research acceptable?

To what extent is the use of animals in scientific research acceptable?


jesy's picture

By jesy - Posted on 20 September 2013

Essay topic: 

To what extent is the use of animals in scientific research acceptable?

Scientists often use animals as experiment media in their scientific research. I believe, although research ethic codes state the use of human is unexcused, use of animal is still unreasonable and unacceptable based on animals’ right.

In pharmacy industry, it is common to use animals as experiment media. Scientists have to ensure that new drug which they discovered is safe to consume for people. Animals are regarded as perfect experiment object because they have similar reaction as human. Another reason of using animals as research object is also based on research ethic code that prohibits scientists to use human for experiment.

Although there are many reasons to use animal as research object, I disagree for two reasons. First,genetically, primates are ideal animals that could be used for testing new drug, but rare population of primates causes scientists to use alternative animals in their research such as mice,rabbits and so on. Actually, mice and rabbits have different genetic structure which can cause bias in experiment result. This bias causes invalidity safety of tested new drug for human.

Second, using animal as experiment object also hurts animal’s physically most of them must be injected more than ten times a day. Moreover, sometimes drug reaction causes them to suffer and die slowly. According to animal lovers’ association report, more than 100 mice sacrificed to discover one drug, some of them have genetic mutation and the others die tragically.

In conclusion, in some cases, using animals in scientific research gives benefit in science development, but occasionally, in fact, using animals is unnecessary process and can cause them hurt. Government should create regulation about using animal in experiment, for protecting animals from infraction of animals’ right.

Average: 9 (20 votes)
Tags
This essay topic by other users:
Post date Users Rates More about the essay Sticky
1 year 19 weeks ago Eva Fauzi
Read full essay
1 year 23 weeks ago wirasudewa
Read full essay
1 year 23 weeks ago fikri
Read full essay
More essays by this user:

In many countries today there are many highly qualified graduates without employment.What factors may have caused this situation and what, in your opinion, can/should be done about it ? rone_poolshark
Should money be spent on Space Exploration? Tohir Bin Umar ...
Everybody should be allowed admission to university study programs regardless of their level of academic ability.agree or disagree?Give reasons and example. indra13
The table below shows the results of a survey of the average number of cars per hour using three suburban roads during working hours in a ten year pollution monitoring programme. Traffic calming was introduced in Harper Lane at the beginning of 1999.Write Dilbar sticky icon
The table and the bar chart below give information about travelling to work in Houston, Texas. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. muftia anwar
We are becoming increasingly dependent on computers. They are used in business, hospitals, crime detection and even to fly planes. What things will they be used in future?In this dependence on computers a good thing or should we be more suspicious of thei gehan
It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, it is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person or musician.Discuss both these views sprigidts
HOW TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION IN OUR COUNTRY ... ( could you please evaluated the essay out of 9 as Ielts exam ) ry0mah
Write a letter to your friend that was supposed to visit you soon, but it is not possible now. In your letter- Apologies to your friend.- Explain why it’s not possible to meet now.- Suggest an alternative arrangement. marzieh
You had a good meal in a local restaurant with your family. Write a letter to the newspaper to tell them about it, describe the meal you had, and why you think the restaurant is worth visiting. Deis Rostiyanti

Term
Argumentative Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages of Using the Internet alfitrah8.5 IELTS
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having a car. marzieh IELTS
causes of the road accidents and solutions. Sabee IELTS
Some people believe that the use of mobile phones in public is as annoying as smoking and should be banned, similarly to smoking. Give your opinion and examples from your own experience Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
"Prevention is better than cure."Out of country's health budget, a large proportion should be diverted from treatment to spending on health education and preventive measures. hamedpa IELTS
Creative artists should always be given freedom to express their own ideas (in words, picture, music, film) in whichever way they wish. There should be no government restrictions on what they do.To what extend do you agree or disagree with this statement? D O N IELTS
Crime rate is increasing day by day. What are the reasons for committing crimes and how can we prevent it? jyothidhanya IELTS
In many countries, schools have severe problems with student behaviour. What do you think are the causes of this?What solutions can you suggest? leki55555 IELTS
It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, It is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person or musician.Discuss both these views ridaakzar IELTS
Today , the high sales of popular consumer goods reflect the power of advertising and not the real needs of the society in which they are sold. To what extend do you agree or disagree? iceecreami IELTS

Some people say that noise made by people should be strictly controlled while others say they should be free to make noise without limitation. Discuss both views and give your opinion. dmelen sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Today the high sales of popular consumer goods reflect the power of advertising and not real needs of the society in which they are sold. To what extent do you agree or disagree? smrn sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people say that noise made by peopleshould be strictly controlled while others saythey should be free to make noise withoutlimitation. Discuss both views and give yourown opinion. Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The diagrams below show the design for a wafe energy machine and its location. Endah Astuti sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
These days more fathers stay at home and take care of their children while mothers go out to work. What are the reasons for it? Do you think this is a positive or a negative development? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Some people believe that subjects such asMusic, Arts, Drama and Creative Writing willcontribute a great deal to children’sdevelopment; therefore they should take alarge part of the school timetable. To what extent do you agree or disagree? Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
In some countries the average weight of people is increasing and their level of health and fitness are decreasing.What do you think are the causes of these problems and what measures could be taken to solve them? apurva sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
The chart below shows information about the problems people have when they go to live in other countries. (Sample answer 1) Endah Astuti sticky icon IELTS Writing Task I
Some people believe that the use of mobile phones in public is as annoying as smoking and should be banned, similarly to smoking. Give your opinion and examples from your own experience Justin sticky icon IELTS Writing Task II
Nowadays many people follow fashion trends and think that it’s very important. Is it a good or a bad development? ostadm IELTS Writing Task II
sliwer's picture

experiment media =(should be) experimental media
line 2 , use of animal is still unreasonable = use of animals
line 6, as perfect experiment object because they have similar reaction as human = as a perfect experiment object because they have a similar reaction as human

essayE-rater's picture

flaws:
No. of Different Words: 148 200

Attribute Value Ideal
Score: 7.5 out of 9
Category: Very Good Excellent
No. of Grammatical Errors: 0 2
No. of Spelling Errors: 0 2
No. of Sentences: 15 15
No. of Words: 283 350
No. of Characters: 1485 1500
No. of Different Words: 148 200
Fourth Root of Number of Words: 4.102 4.7
Average Word Length: 5.247 4.6
Word Length SD: 2.673 2.4
No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 115 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 88 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 61 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 38 20
Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0
Avg. Sentence Length: 18.867 21.0
Sentence Length SD: 7.163 7.5
Use of Discourse Markers (%): 0.467 0.12
Sentence-Text Coherence: 0.381 0.35
Sentence-Para Coherence: 0.623 0.50
Sentence-Sentence Coherence: 0.161 0.07
Number of Paragraphs: 5 5