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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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FDA Study Halted After Jane Goodall Objects

By Bob Grant | September 26, 2017

The primatologist had written to the agency that the trial, which involved observing the effects of nicotine addiction in squirrel monkeys, was “cruel and unnecessary.”

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The Caterpillar that Cries Wolf

By Mary Bates | September 22, 2017

In a case of acoustic deception, caterpillars mimic bird alarm calls to defend themselves.

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The genomes of two species of water bears reveal clues about how they persist in extreme conditions, yet don’t resolve the animals’ debated evolutionary story.

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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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Insect Cuticle Aids Spiders’ Traps

By Sandhya Sekar | June 2, 2017

Prey stick to orb-weaver spider webs because their waxy outer layers mesh with spider silk to form a matrix glue.

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Opinion: Address Taxonomic Skew

By Malcolm F. Rosenthal and Maydianne C.B. Andrade | May 30, 2017

The domination of model organisms and charismatic megafauna in the literature is a disservice to the life sciences.

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Animal experiments published in a handful of cardiovascular journals mostly ignore NIH guidelines.

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image: TS Picks: April 3, 2017

TS Picks: April 3, 2017

By Bob Grant | April 3, 2017

USDA posting few animal inspections; HHS secretary proposes cutting indirect research expenses; science journalism vs. fake news

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Opinion: Is a Clone Really Born at Age Zero?

By José Cibelli | February 21, 2017

More lessons from Dolly the sheep

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