• Cal researchers' errors led to deaths of 22 lab animals

    10 days ago - By Topix

    Errors by UC Berkeley animal researchers led to the deaths of 22 animals from starvation, suffocation or botched surgeries, and to the suffering of countless others from 2015 to 2017 that received too little pain medication or simply weren't fed, watered or monitored, according to correspondence acquired by an animal-rights group. Their deaths and suffering reflect a "multi-year pattern of abuse, neglect and incompetence" at UC Berkeley, Michael Budkie, executive director of Stop Animal Exploitation Now wrote Chancellor Carol Christ on Tuesday.
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