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Animal rights group targets neuroscientist

An animal rights group says it vandalized the home of a Los Angeles neuroscientist, adding yet another incident to a string of recent attacks on UCLA researchers. The incident is being investigated by the FBI and local authorities. An anonymous linkurl:statement;http://www.animalliberationpressoffice.org/communiques/2007-10-25_uclalondon.htm posted on the Web site of the North American Animal Liberation Press Office described in detail how the perpetrators, members of the Animal Liberation Fron

Alla Katsnelson
An animal rights group says it vandalized the home of a Los Angeles neuroscientist, adding yet another incident to a string of recent attacks on UCLA researchers. The incident is being investigated by the FBI and local authorities. An anonymous linkurl:statement;http://www.animalliberationpressoffice.org/communiques/2007-10-25_uclalondon.htm posted on the Web site of the North American Animal Liberation Press Office described in detail how the perpetrators, members of the Animal Liberation Front, broke into the Beverly Hills house of linkurl:Edythe London,;http://ibs.med.ucla.edu/Bios/LondonE.htm a researcher at UCLA who has investigated how linkurl:addiction; influences behavior with linkurl:experiments;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=17299511&ordinalpos=8&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum in monkeys. The interlopers smashed a window and flooded the home with a garden hose. UCLA officials linkurl:told;http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-me-animal30oct30,1,2338668.story?coll=la-news-science the Los Angeles Times that the flooding had caused between $20,000 and $40,000 of damage. A written linkurl:statement;http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/statement-of-ucla-chancellor-gene-40060.aspx by UCLA chancellor Gene Block condemned the attack and the pattern of attacks in recent years. In June, a UCLA ophthalmologist, Arthur Rosenbaum, found an explosive...

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