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1 January 1970

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This Week in Animal Research 20th-27th June

A microchip implanted into the brain of a paralysed man has enabled him to move his hand, by translating his thoughts into electrical stimulations.
A microchip implanted into the brain of a paralysed man has enabled him to move his hand, by translating his thoughts into electrical stimulations. The 0.15 inch ‘Neurobridge’… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-20th-27th-june/

Vaccine could protect against cancer caused by organ transplants

People who have received organ transplants are 250 times more likely to develop non-melanoma skin cancer than the normal population.
People who have received organ transplants are 250 times more likely to develop non-melanoma skin cancer than the normal population. The exact cause of this cancer is not known… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-could-protect-against-cancer-caused-by-organ-transplants/

Nobel guinea pigs

Although nearly 85% of Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine have relied upon animal research, a few laureates have used themselves as guinea pigs.
Although nearly 85% of Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine have relied upon animal research, a few laureates have used themselves as guinea pigs. Below, UAR details some of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nobel-guinea-pigs/

Vaccine shrinks prostate tumours in mice

A vaccine containing a broad spectrum of tumour antigens delivered in a virus vector successfully treated 8 out of 10 mice with prostate cancer.
A vaccine containing a broad spectrum of tumour antigens delivered in a virus vector successfully treated 8 out of 10 mice with prostate cancer. Pieces of DNA from normal cells… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-shrinks-prostate-tumours-in-mice/

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