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NASA to irradiate monkeys in the name of space travel

NASA, Don’t Expose Monkeys to Radiation!
Care 2 Petition Site NASA
has announced that it plans to expose approximately two dozen squirrel monkeys to dangerous space radiation in a cruel and frivolous experiment that purportedly aims to study the health effects of radiation in deep space. Space-radiation exposure in monkeys can cause them to suffer from fatal types of cancer, including brain tumors, and other illnesses.
Because of drastic biological differences between species, radiation experiments on monkeys won’t tell scientists anything about how astronauts will react to deep space……

NASA, Don’t Expose Monkeys to Radiation! – The Petition Site

December 23, 2009 - Posted by | health, USA | , ,

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