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Project Seeks to Improve Image of Animal Research
Kerry Grens | Sep 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.
Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?
Tanya Lewis | Jul 19, 2016
Increasingly sophisticated tissue organoids can model many aspects of disease, but animal studies retain a fundamental role in research, scientists say.
Antibodies Prevent HIV Infection in Monkeys
Jef Akst | Apr 29, 2016
Infusing anti-HIV antibodies provides macaques with protection against infection for up to six months, according to a study.
Getting Animal Research Right
Andrew Jefcoat | Mar 1, 2016
Regulatory and compliance expectations for animal-based research are demanding, while public and political scrutiny of animal research is rising.
Animal-Free Toxicity Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 26, 2016
Scientists debut a system that can quickly test the toxicity of thousands of compounds in vitro.
OU Baboon Program to Close
Kerry Grens | Sep 9, 2015
A research primate–breeding facility at the University of Oklahoma will phase out operations over the next few years.
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.
Captive Chimps Endangered, Too
Jef Akst | Jun 15, 2015
The US Fish and Wildlife Service moves captive chimpanzees under the umbrella of federal protection that covers their wild counterparts.
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.
My Mighty Mouse
Megan Scudellari | Apr 1, 2015
Personal drug regimens based on xenograft mice harboring a single patient’s tumor still need to prove their true utility in medicine.