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Outsourcing animal testing

US firm setting up drug-trial facilities in China, where scientists are plentiful but activists aren't

By Jehangir S. Pocha
Globe Correspondent / November 25, 2006

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BEIJING -- Glenn Rice wants to turn China's dogs into global economic assets. Because animal rights groups make it difficult for drug companies to build or expand animal-testing laboratories in the United States, Europe, and India, Rice, chief executive of Bridge Pharmaceuticals Inc., is outsourcing the work to China, where scientists are cheap and plentiful and animal-rights activists are muffled ... (Full article: 950 words)

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