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Surgical Art

By | June 1, 2012

InĀ 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es


The Blood Exchange, Circa 1930

By | June 1, 2012

Early 20th century cross circulation experiments on dogs paved the way for milestones in human cardiac surgery.

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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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PETA Buys Chimp Lab Stock

By | December 22, 2011

The animal rights organization purchases shares of a research facility in a bid to end chimpanzee testing at the facility.



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