Jan - June 2012
Moving animals - are we at a tipping point?
14th March 2012
Scientists and governments are increasingly concerned about the negative impact of animal rights campaigns on the humane transportation of animals for research.
Secret to growing new nerves
7th March 2012
Scientists working with zebrafish have uncovered the signalling pathway that allows the fish to grow new motor neurons, even as adults.
Unlimited egg supply to treat infertility?
7th March 2012
Scientists have for the first time made fertile eggs from adult stem cells.
Sugar could be key to stopping Alzheimer’s
1st March 2012
Researchers have found that a simple sugar molecule could stop the toxic protein tangles that cause Alzheimer’s.
Stem cells win prizes
28th February 2012
Liver cells that mimic inherited liver diseases, produced from human skin cells, may offer the chance to regenerate damaged tissues and organs.
Science website launches
27th February 2012
In 2010 UAR decided that our sister site AnimalResearch.info was in need of a bit of sprucing up! AnimalResearch.info is a global resource for evidence-based information on the use of animals in medical research.
Co-ordination restored in Huntington’s
22nd February 2012
Scientists have restored the motor functions of mice with symptoms of an incurable neurological disorder, by raising levels of a molecule naturally found in the brain.
Cancer treatment clears Alzheimer’s damage
15th February 2012
A cancer treatment has been shown to rapidly clear the destructive brain plaques of Alzheimer’s disease.
NEW case studies showcase animal research
13th February 2012
Ahead of publication by the Home Office of its response to last autumn’s consultation on transposition of EU Directive 2010/63/EU...
Goldilocks gene for personalised TB treatment
8th February 2012
Experiments in zebrafish have uncovered a gene that affects how the body responds to TB infection.