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Embattled Chimps Relocate
Kerry Grens | Jan 9, 2016
After losing out on “personhood” in a legal battle, two chimpanzees that were held at a university in New York return to a research center in Louisiana.
Judge: Chimps Are Not Legal Persons
Tracy Vence | Jul 31, 2015
Animals used in research are property, a New York State Supreme Court justice rules.
Judge to Stony Brook: Justify Keeping Research Chimps
Tracy Vence | Apr 22, 2015
A New York Supreme Court judge has ordered university officials to defend their custody of two chimpanzees used in research.
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
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
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
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
Kate Yandell | Jun 4, 2013
Italian students and scientists rallied in Milan in support of using animals for science.
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
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 16, 2012
Three patents on transgenic apes in the European Union will be challenged by animal rights activists.