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Giraffe in Half
Staff | Feb 1, 2016
Watch footage from the public dissection of Marius, the young giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo who was ultimately fed to predators at the facility. (CAUTION: GRAPHIC IMAGES)
Chris Tachibana | Feb 1, 2016
Is the public dissection of zoo animals a boon to research and education, a PR nightmare, or both?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 9, 2014
Scenes from the labs that study the unique organ
H.M.’s Brain, 1953–Present
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 1, 2014
A temporal lobectomy led to profound memory impairment in a man who became the subject of neuroscientists for the rest of his life—and beyond.
Opinion: Teaching Science Without Harm
Katherine Groff | Jan 3, 2013
Animal dissections are not needed in education.
Opinion: Keep Animals in the Classroom
Richard Naftalin | Jan 3, 2013
The release of non-native organisms into the environment by high school teachers should not be used as an argument to stop teaching by hands-on demonstration.