SCIENCE
01/04/2012 02:08 pm ET Updated Jan 05, 2012

Crazy Animal Experiments (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

From caffeinated spiders to glow-in-the-dark beagles, animal experiments have taken a number of unusual forms. Some have been blatantly unethical, others just eccentric, but all of them required a fair bit of creativity from the scientists. In the slideshow below, you'll find nine of the most fascinating experiments from science history. You'll get the "aww" -factor of the monkey's with prosthetic arms, along with the fierce controversy over Dr. Harry Harlow's sensory deprivation experiments. We'll let you decide where they all stand, ethically speaking.

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