For ethical and economic reasons, it is important to design animal experiments well, to analyze the data correctly, and to use the minimum number of animals necessary to achieve the scientific objectives—but not so few as to miss biologically important effects or require unnecessary repetition of experiments. This article is a must read for understanding the importance of applying statistical rigor to animal studies, especially in the design phase.
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