Animal research

Openness Improves Public Perception of Animal Research – Speaking of Research

March 9and2022Chris Petkov Much of the public supports vital animal research conducted in the most humane way possible. Yet animal rights activists, seeking to end all animal research, regardless of its societal value, continue to propagate the perception that animal research is cruel, unnecessary, hidden, and unsupported by the public or government. The truth is […]

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Top 5 Tips for Integrating Ethical Practices into Your Research Projects | True digital | Open mic

The problems that creative agencies have to solve are not always easy. Designing a new website or digital product should involve a discovery phase, which includes research with real users. We often need to cover sensitive topics, with vulnerable populations, to understand their challenges and emotional impacts, ensuring we do better next time. In this […]

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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 […]

Animal research

Animal Research Benefits Society — Denise Beckfield | Letters to the Editor

I would like to weigh in on the enormous value of animal research, which has been ignored by the proposal to ban facilities in Madison that breed animals for research. Thanks to animal research, we have vaccines against poliomyelitis, diphtheria, smallpox, tetanus and measles, which have saved countless lives and immense suffering. Most readers were […]

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Zimbabwe: Covid – 19 disrupts regional research projects from afar

Agriculture, Environment & Innovations Editor The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on science has been significant, disrupting the conduct of large-scale research and forcing scientists to scale back or completely halt work to find solutions to some of the pressing problems facing our society. confronted. Some of the major research activities that have been affected […]

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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 […]

Animal research

is it a necessary evil?

Every year millions of animals are used in scientific research across the UK. Statistics suggest that nearly four million scientific procedures were performed on animals in 2016 alone. The majority of these involved mice (73%), followed by fish (14%), rats (6% ) and birds (4%). The remaining proportion was made up of other species including […]