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Judge: Chimps Are Not Legal Persons

By | July 31, 2015

Animals used in research are property, a New York State Supreme Court justice rules.

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A New York Supreme Court judge has ordered university officials to defend their custody of two chimpanzees used in research.

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Certification No Guarantee of Animal Welfare

By | August 26, 2014

A report from an animal rights group finds accredited labs violate animal welfare rules more often than non-accredited facilities.

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Animal Tracker

By | June 3, 2014

A program developed by animal behavior researchers automatically tracks individuals in a group, like fish in a school or ants in a colony.

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More Openness on Lab Animals

By | May 15, 2014

Dozens of U.K. research groups agree to publicly disclose more information about their animal subjects.

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Defending Animal Research

By | June 4, 2013

Italian students and scientists rallied in Milan in support of using animals for science.

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Italy Animal Lab Trashed

By | April 24, 2013

Animal-rights activists devastate a psychiatric research lab at the University of Milan.

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More Animal Welfare Problems at UCSF

By | November 27, 2012

Lab inspection reports and internal documents reveal incidents involving the mistreatment of research animals at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Measuring Rabbit Pain

By | September 10, 2012

Researchers develop a scale for rabbits, akin to the grimace scale used for laboratory mice, to help assess pain during routine lab procedures.

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Lab Animal Transport Ends

By | March 15, 2012

The last company that ferried research animals into the UK halted service after pressure from an animal rights group.

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