The discussion on how to weigh the disadvantages and the benefits of animal testing is in full swing. There is no clear-cut answer to this ethical dilemma. But finding an answer is an ongoing task in social discourse, in which the natural sciences represent but one voice among many.
As natural scientists of the , we are committed to making our contribution to this discussion and to providing answers to the most pressing questions regarding animal experimentation in Switzerland. But it is up to you to make your own ethical judgement by informing yourself and considering the different involved aspects.