animal rights
Certification No Guarantee of Animal Welfare
Certification No Guarantee of Animal Welfare
Kerry Grens | Aug 26, 2014
A report from an animal rights group finds accredited labs violate animal welfare rules more often than non-accredited facilities.
University Fined for Muskoxen Deaths
University Fined for Muskoxen Deaths
Kerry Grens | Jun 11, 2014
The US Department of Agriculture penalizes the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, over the deaths of 12 muskoxen.
More Openness on Lab Animals
More Openness on Lab Animals
Kerry Grens | May 15, 2014
Dozens of U.K. research groups agree to publicly disclose more information about their animal subjects.
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Shift in Animal Research-Related Attacks
Kerry Grens | Mar 13, 2014
Animal rights extremists have more recently targeted individuals, rather than the universities they work for, according to a new report.  
Defending Animal Research
Defending Animal Research
Kate Yandell | Jun 4, 2013
Italian students and scientists rallied in Milan in support of using animals for science.
Italy Animal Lab Trashed
Italy Animal Lab Trashed
Jef Akst | Apr 24, 2013
Animal-rights activists devastate a psychiatric research lab at the University of Milan.
Chimp Patents Challenged
Chimp Patents Challenged
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 16, 2012
Three patents on transgenic apes in the European Union will be challenged by animal rights activists.
Lab Animals Lose Transportation
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 24, 2012
FedEx and UPS make further restrictions on their shipments of animals for experimental use.
Surgical Art
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 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
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 1, 2012
Early 20th century cross circulation experiments on dogs paved the way for milestones in human cardiac surgery.