Cloning Monkeys for Research Puts Humans on a Slippery Ethical Slope

February 4, 2019

(The Conversation) – It sounds like a good idea at face value – curing human disease is something most of us consider a priority. But there are some complex ethical issues at play here. First, there’s the ongoing question of how we should decide which animals should be used for research. Second, cloning itself introduces some unique problems around commodification of research animals.