Update: Puppy Mutilator Sanctioned

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As a result of PETA’s letters, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology has issued retractions for two of the studies conducted by Gerardo L. Paez, the experimenter we told you about last week who cut out puppies’ eyes and then lied about the results. Even better, the Foundation Fighting Blindness—which funded the experiments—has prohibited Paez from receiving future funding or working on any project funded by the organization. No more puppy mutilations for you, Paez!

Written by Alisa Mullins

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