That's the bottom line of a report from the Inspector General of DHHS, according to an article in the New York Times
. The IG's report (pdf)
, and a news release (pdf)
about its conclusions, were released today. In his typically media-friendly way, Art Caplan colorfully summarized the report's conclusions this way: "In many ways, rats and mice get greater protection as research subjects in the United States than do humans."