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Ending the Gender Bias in Research

Clip: 05/28/2014 | 13m 45s

After decades of scientists basically using male laboratory animals for medical research, the National Institutes of Health is ending the gender bias practice in research. The shift, as published in the journal Nature, should help minimize side effects and dosage miscalculations not discovered until after products hit the market.

Aired: 05/28/14

Rating: NR

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