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If we don't have human participants playing a major role in these new discoveries we don't get the answers we need to live more fulfilling lives.
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Some of the research participants may actually receive help for themselves, others it won't help them, but it may help future generations.
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I look at this like it's a big jig saw puzzle and I got this little piece and I'm putting in and there's a lot of other people working on other little pieces.
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