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18th Sep '17 8:35:45 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''Film/JackFrost1998''. Jack Frost's son is afraid (and to his credit, more GenreSavvy than his dad) that Jack will be experimented on by the government if he'd ever been discovered. Jack says he doesn't care, as long as he gets to spend some time with his son.

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* ''Film/JackFrost1998''. Jack Frost's son is afraid (and to his credit, more GenreSavvy than his dad) that Jack will be experimented on by the government if he'd ever been discovered. Jack says he doesn't care, as long as he gets to spend some time with his son.
11th Sep '17 11:04:14 AM CosmicFerret
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* The ComicBook/{{Planetary}}/[[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica JLA]] crossover oneshot is set in an alternate reality where the Planetary organization controls the advancement of science and technology the world over. By the time of the story, they've ''already'' cut up [[TheFlash Barry Allen]] and Ray Palmer (the Atom) in order to create super-fast couriers and shrinking technology for ''Fantastic Voyage''-style medical procedures.

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* The ComicBook/{{Planetary}}/[[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica JLA]] crossover oneshot is set in an alternate reality where the Planetary organization controls the advancement of science and technology the world over. By the time of the story, they've ''already'' cut up [[TheFlash [[ComicBook/TheFlash Barry Allen]] and Ray Palmer (the Atom) in order to create super-fast couriers and shrinking technology for ''Fantastic Voyage''-style medical procedures.
6th Aug '17 6:49:35 AM WillBGood
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* Historically, this trope has been the subject of some intense debate in medical fields. Significant advances in medical science have been made by examining the results of some horrifically unethical medical practices (the aforementioned Mengele freezing experiments being arguably the best known example) and there are plenty of health care professionals who feel uncomfortable building on knowledge that was obtained through what amounts to torture. After all, knowledge gained in such a manner could save thousands of lives and give the deaths of those experimented upon long-lasting meaning - but it also tacitly acknowledges that such torturous practices [[TheEndsJustifyTheMeans can be given a justification if the results are good enough]].

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* Historically, this trope has been the subject of some intense debate in medical fields. Significant advances in medical science have been made by examining the results of some horrifically unethical medical practices (the aforementioned Mengele freezing experiments being arguably the best known example) and there are plenty of health care professionals who feel uncomfortable building on knowledge that was obtained through what amounts to torture. After all, knowledge gained in such a manner could save thousands of lives and give the deaths of those experimented upon long-lasting meaning - but it also tacitly acknowledges that such torturous practices [[TheEndsJustifyTheMeans [[TheEndJustifiesTheMeans can be given a justification if the results are good enough]].
6th Aug '17 5:17:00 AM WillBGood
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}'', [[spoiler: Hakurou]] takes his [[PettingZooPeople Petting Zoo Person]] girlfriend and runs, not wanting this to happen to her. [[spoiler: [[{{Squick}} He]]]] [[spoiler: [[TearJerker fails]].]]

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Utawarerumono}}'', [[spoiler: Hakurou]] takes his [[PettingZooPeople Petting Zoo Person]] girlfriend and runs, not wanting this to happen to her. [[spoiler: [[{{Squick}} He]]]] [[spoiler: He]] [[TearJerker fails]].]]
25th Jul '17 2:57:01 PM crowmagnon
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* Nedzu from ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'' is a very rare example of a non-human animal with a Quirk, which led to him being experimented on when he was first discovered. Eventually he was freed, though, and despite the abuse he suffered, he decided to become a hero with his SuperIntelligence, eventually becoming the principal of [[AcademyOfAdventure UA High]]. His glee when given a socially acceptable opportunity to make humans squirm serves as a sign of how traumatic the experiments were for him, though.
24th Jul '17 1:16:51 PM darkemyst
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* [[Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate Charby]] figures it's good to keep Zeno away from the lab in the cabin's basement since the poor kid has already had a run in with scientist who vivisected him alive. When Zeno does react to the lab Charby is pleasantly surprised though Tony seems to realize it's still bad that Zeno's freaking out regardless of which emotion [[http://www.charbythevampirate.com/comic/110 he's showing.]]
9th Jul '17 10:37:54 AM nombretomado
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* This is one of the main reasons why Henry keeps his ResurrectiveImmortality a secret in ''Series/{{Forever}}''. As revealed in on episode, Adam, another immortal who's 2000 years old, experienced this firsthand during WorldWarTwo at the hands of [[MadDoctor Josef Mengele]], who kept trying to figure out the secret to Adam's immortality.

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* This is one of the main reasons why Henry keeps his ResurrectiveImmortality a secret in ''Series/{{Forever}}''. As revealed in on episode, Adam, another immortal who's 2000 years old, experienced this firsthand during WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII at the hands of [[MadDoctor Josef Mengele]], who kept trying to figure out the secret to Adam's immortality.



* During [[WorldWarTwo World War 2]], the Japanese Unit 731, headed by Shiro Ishiii, did this to Prisoners of War and Chinese civilians with their vivisection campaigns. They also tore babies out of pregnant women, threw prisoners into pressure chambers, tested how much damage bombs and various diseases did on the prisoners, and tried out poison gas, all without anesthesia or any medical treatment. Unlike Mengele, some doctors actually did produce some useful data such as the infection rates of malaria and created artificial blood, which led to the US military's biological and chemical weapons departments insisting on their freedom of ''all'' the doctors, including Ishii, in exchange for their findings. [[KarmaHoudini They got it, their medical qualifications meaning many also went on to become rich]].

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* During [[WorldWarTwo World War 2]], UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, the Japanese Unit 731, headed by Shiro Ishiii, did this to Prisoners of War and Chinese civilians with their vivisection campaigns. They also tore babies out of pregnant women, threw prisoners into pressure chambers, tested how much damage bombs and various diseases did on the prisoners, and tried out poison gas, all without anesthesia or any medical treatment. Unlike Mengele, some doctors actually did produce some useful data such as the infection rates of malaria and created artificial blood, which led to the US military's biological and chemical weapons departments insisting on their freedom of ''all'' the doctors, including Ishii, in exchange for their findings. [[KarmaHoudini They got it, their medical qualifications meaning many also went on to become rich]].
12th Jun '17 1:20:17 AM Rhivana
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* Subverted and justified in Anime/DigimonTamers: the local Men In Black's leader Yamaki has an all-consuming hatred for Digimon, and really ''would'' cut them up. At one point, he sadistically destroys a Digimon on-screen over the mon's pleas for mercy. Takato worries about this for Guilmon and at one point imagines the army brutally gunning down his dinosaur buddy. [[spoiler:Yamaki eventually sees the error of his ways, at which point the Tamers stop caring about keeping their Digimon hidden.]]

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* Subverted and justified in Anime/DigimonTamers: the local [[TheMenInBlack Men In Black's Black]]'s leader Yamaki has an all-consuming hatred for Digimon, and really ''would'' cut them up. At one point, he sadistically destroys a Digimon on-screen over the mon's pleas for mercy. Takato worries about this for Guilmon and at one point imagines the army brutally gunning down his dinosaur buddy. [[spoiler:Yamaki eventually sees the error of his ways, at which point the Tamers stop caring about keeping their Digimon hidden.]]


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* Besides the fact that she will eventually die from [[PsychoSerum drug]] withdrawl, this is also why Shinn wants to send [[SuperSoldier Stella]] back to Earth Alliance Forces in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeedDestiny''.
10th Jun '17 1:06:28 PM nombretomado
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* Phase doesn't believe that this is a prevalent problem in the WhateleyUniverse. Even after his own family lets a MadScientist trank him and slap him on an operating table. Part of the backstory of TheVerse is that [[spoiler: Phase is wrong about this. Really wrong.]]

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* Phase doesn't believe that this is a prevalent problem in the WhateleyUniverse.Literature/WhateleyUniverse. Even after his own family lets a MadScientist trank him and slap him on an operating table. Part of the backstory of TheVerse is that [[spoiler: Phase is wrong about this. Really wrong.]]
24th May '17 12:39:27 PM ironballs16
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* Historically, this trope has been the subject of some intense debate in medical fields. Significant advances in medical science have been made by examining the results of some horrifically unethical medical practices (the aforementioned Mengele freezing experiments being arguably the best known example) and there are plenty of health care professionals who feel uncomfortable building on knowledge that was obtained through what amounts to torture. After all, knowledge gained in such a manner could save thousands of lives and give the deaths of those experimented upon long-lasting meaning - but it also tacitly acknowledges that such torturous practices [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans can be given a justification if the results are good enough]].

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* Historically, this trope has been the subject of some intense debate in medical fields. Significant advances in medical science have been made by examining the results of some horrifically unethical medical practices (the aforementioned Mengele freezing experiments being arguably the best known example) and there are plenty of health care professionals who feel uncomfortable building on knowledge that was obtained through what amounts to torture. After all, knowledge gained in such a manner could save thousands of lives and give the deaths of those experimented upon long-lasting meaning - but it also tacitly acknowledges that such torturous practices [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans [[TheEndsJustifyTheMeans can be given a justification if the results are good enough]].
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