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Interesting public cases versus academic freedom cases related to animal research

From Sullivan v. Univ. from washingtondecided yesterday by Judge Richard Jones (WD Wash.): The University of Washington’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (“IACUC”) oversees animal research conducted at the university. The committee “approves and monitors all proposed projects that include vertebrates or cephalopods” to “ensure[e] that animals receive the care, treatment and respect they […]

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What type of animal research takes place in San Antonio? KSAT explains

SAN ANTONIO – About 400 acres are dedicated to science on the campus of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute on the West Side. The Southwest National Primate Research Center, part of the Texas Biomed campus, is home to the largest colony of captive baboons in the world. Not something you might think of when you’re […]

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Prohibitions and borders: the Swiss referendum on animal research – Parlons Recherche

February 11thand 2022Jeremy D. Bailoo, Allyson J. Bennett, Amanda Dettmer, Justin Varholick, and Sangy Panicker Switzerland is, for the fourth time, about to vote on a ban on animal testing. The previous three votes reflected a majority opposed to the initiative: 1985 (70% against), 1992 (56% against) and 1993 (72% against). The Swiss are able […]

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How does animal research work in New Zealand?

University of Otago/Fourni An example of the cage system used by universities, in which all cages are individually ventilated. Animal research is an issue shrouded in controversy – in New Zealand the use of animals in research, testing or teaching is covered by strict controls covered by the Animal Welfare Act 1999. But are the […]

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Animal Research Produces New Valley Fever Vaccine For Dogs – Speaking of Research

November 17e 2021 Allyson J. Bennett & Jeremy D. Bailoo Imagine that your pet dog has contracted an infection which caused him fatigue, fever, joint pain and muscle pain. And then imagine that a vaccine was available to make sure that your pet – or your children, your parents, members of your community, even yourself […]

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Fauci must be held accountable for animal research practices

Representative Greg Steube Long before Anthony Fauci, the president’s chief medical adviser, was obsessed with caging Americans in their homes – in the name of “science” – he ordered the National Institutes of Health to cage thousands beagles in laboratories for cruel and unethical medical experiments. . According to the Beagle Freedom Project, beagles are […]

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How COVID-19 demonstrated animal research on vaccines isn’t necessary

As an ethical vegan, I often research products before buying them to make sure they don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients and haven’t been tested on animals. But what about COVID-19 vaccines? Vaccines made by AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna do not contain any ingredients of animal origin. It is possible that future COVID-19 […]

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Community Bulletin: Theory of Mind, Using Historical Control Data for Animal Research | Spectrum

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, Spectrumengagement editor. This week we start with a thread of Kevin Tan, a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, and researcher of the pre-print study published on Research Square, titled “Human electrocorticography reveals […]

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Montgomery County Park was once the site of an animal research center

Photographic illustration by Alice Kresse At the end off Norwood Drive in Chevy Chase, in the middle of a modern recreation area, stands a curious relic of the community’s past. The imposing brick building from the turn of the 20th century, which overlooks the playgrounds and tennis courts, is a reminder of the federal government’s […]

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Animal research continues at Cleveland VA Medical Center

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. CLEVELAND (WJW) – Controversial animal testing remains in the spotlight at Cleveland VA Medical Center, this time apparently on cats. “I feel good”: local veterans volunteers […]

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University vet discusses animal research at BYU

BYU is home to reptiles, mice, rats, chickens, pigeons, and plenty of fish – and vet Sandy Garrett is responsible for making sure they’re all taken care of. Almost all of BYU’s animals are used for research, with the exception of the reptiles in the Monte L. Bean Museum’s Live Animal Show. Each animal is […]

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How to Explain Animal Research on Your Institution’s Website – Let’s Talk Research

Exactly three years ago, Speaking of Research published a page listing one hundred statements on animal research from research institutions, universities, medical research charities, pharmaceutical companies, scientific societies, and more. . After a year of developing this list, we have introduced a rating system that allows organizations to know the quality of their declaration. We […]

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UK Animal Research Regulations – Speaking of Research

OverviewStoryLicensesAdditional checksOther relevant regulations Overview of animal research regulations in the UK The UK has some of the strictest animal research regulations in the world, guided by the Animals Act 1986 (Scientific Procedures) (A SPA). Research on great apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos) was banned in 1986 and animal testing for cosmetics or their […]