lab animals
Judge: Chimps Are Not Legal Persons
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
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
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.
Animal Tracker
Animal Tracker
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 3, 2014
A program developed by animal behavior researchers automatically tracks individuals in a group, like fish in a school or ants in a colony.
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.
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.
More Animal Welfare Problems at UCSF
More Animal Welfare Problems at UCSF
Dan Cossins | Nov 27, 2012
Lab inspection reports and internal documents reveal incidents involving the mistreatment of research animals at the University of California, San Francisco.
Measuring Rabbit Pain
Elise Andrew | Sep 10, 2012
Researchers develop a scale for rabbits, akin to the grimace scale used for laboratory mice, to help assess pain during routine lab procedures.
Lab Animal Transport Ends
Hannah Waters | Mar 15, 2012
The last company that ferried research animals into the UK halted service after pressure from an animal rights group.