Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Many researchers have stopped breeding mice, reduced the size of colonies, and established contingency plans in case animal care staff get sick.
Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs

Many researchers have stopped breeding mice, reduced the size of colonies, and established contingency plans in case animal care staff get sick.

Many researchers have stopped breeding mice, reduced the size of colonies, and established contingency plans in case animal care staff get sick.

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Animal Welfare Records Return to USDA Website
Animal Welfare Records Return to USDA Website
Jef Akst | Feb 20, 2020
The inspection reports that had been removed a few years ago due to privacy concerns have resurfaced, pleasing animal rights advocates.
FDA Now Allows Certain Lab Animals to Be Retired and Adopted
FDA Now Allows Certain Lab Animals to Be Retired and Adopted
Lisa Winter | Feb 11, 2020
Current bills in Congress would apply similar provisions to all federal agencies.
German Lab Faces Criminal Charges After Undercover Investigation
German Lab Faces Criminal Charges After Undercover Investigation
Shawna Williams | Oct 16, 2019
Video taken at the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology contract testing facility appears to show mistreatment of monkeys, dogs, and cats.
Bar-Headed Geese Slow Their Metabolism to Soar over Everest
Bar-Headed Geese Slow Their Metabolism to Soar over Everest
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 4, 2019
The birds also decrease their heart rate and chill their blood to maintain flight in hypoxic conditions.
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Fixing the Flaws in Animal Research
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2019
Many preclinical studies carried out in vivo are poorly designed and generate irreproducible data, but efforts to address the problem are on the rise.
Image of the Day: Fluorescent SharksImage of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Sharks
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 13, 2019
A newfound family of metabolites emits green light in response to the blue light of the deep ocean, causing certain sharks to glow.
Image of the Day: Harbor Seal Wearables
Image of the Day: Harbor Seal Wearables
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 2, 2019
External satellite transmitters fitted to the animals’ heads track their movements and habitat use.
Forced-Swim Test Criticized as Uninformative, Cruel
Forced-Swim Test Criticized as Uninformative, Cruel
Catherine Offord | Jul 22, 2019
Some researchers and animal rights groups are amplifying their opposition to an assay that measures how long a rodent tries to stay afloat.
Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered
Prominent Mouse Genetics Center Could be Shuttered
Shawna Williams | Jun 21, 2019
Staff at the UK’s Harwell Institute were notified that a strategy board recommended halting its academic work, but a final decision is months away.