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A pilot program announced last month will consider combining announced and surprise inspections.

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Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab

By Ashley Yeager | March 16, 2018

Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.

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Opinion: Label Drugs That Are Tested on Animals

By Shaun Khoo | January 16, 2018

Transparency about the role of animals in drug development could help raise awareness of and appreciation for preclinical research.

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The BMJ inquiry finds that researchers presented only select results from animal experiments when applying for funding and approval for human trials.

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UK Researchers Used Fewer Animals Last Year

By Bob Grant | July 13, 2017

Experiments involving animals dropped by more than 200,000, or 5 percent, in 2016.

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Project Seeks to Improve Image of Animal Research

By Kerry Grens | September 11, 2016

A new initiative in Germany aims to increase the public’s comfort with animal-based science; US government holds workshop on nonhuman primate research.

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Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?

By Tanya Lewis | July 19, 2016

Increasingly sophisticated tissue organoids can model many aspects of disease, but animal studies retain a fundamental role in research, scientists say. 

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Antibodies Prevent HIV Infection in Monkeys

By Jef Akst | April 29, 2016

Infusing anti-HIV antibodies provides macaques with protection against infection for up to six months, according to a study.

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Getting Animal Research Right

By Andrew Jefcoat | March 1, 2016

Regulatory and compliance expectations for animal-based research are demanding, while public and political scrutiny of animal research is rising.

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OU Baboon Program to Close

By Kerry Grens | September 9, 2015

A research primate–breeding facility at the University of Oklahoma will phase out operations over the next few years.

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