How do we do research with animals?
The debate on animal research can get so heated that the facts can be lost. Why are animals genetically modified? What is the law? How are the animals cared for? What actually happens to research animals? Here we aim to answer such questions, and address some common myths.
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Understanding Animal Procedures
What are mild, moderate, or substantial procedures?
The methods and process used in bioscience research
Areas of research
Animals are used in five main areas of biomedical research
The three Rs
The principle of the 3Rs – reduction, refinement and replacement
Find out more about the special controls on the use of laboratory animals in the UK
Myths and facts
The facts to counter common misconceptions about animal research