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​​Why Rodents are most commonly used for animal testing of new medicines?

From formulating new cancer drugs to testing dietary supplements, mice and rats play a critical role in developing new medical wonders. In fact, 95% of all lab animals are mice and rats, according to the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR). Scientists and researchers rely on mice and rats for several reasons. One is convenience: rodents are small, easily housed and… Read more →