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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Owls and hearing

Owls and hearing: Dr Helen Czerski on what engineers can learn from animals
Dr Helen Czerski (UCL Mechanical Engineering) examines how hyena rely on their extraordinary sense of smell. Animals frequently use completely different sensing mechanisms,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/owls-and-hearing/

Pacemakers: a short history

50 years of history in 3 minutes
Tens of thousands of people have their lives improved with a heart pacemaker. Since the first pacemakers were implanted more than fifty years ago designs have improved so that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/pacemakers-a-short-history/

From Fireflies to Superbugs

Genetic modification, taking genes from one animal and putting them in another sounds like science fiction but has become an essential tool for modern medical research.
Genetic modification, taking genes from one animal and putting them in another sounds like science fiction but has become an essential tool for modern medical research. In this… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/from-fireflies-to-superbugs/

3Rs in front of the camera

If there is one thing that anti-vivisection campaigns are good at, it's providing vivid imagery.
If there is one thing that anti-vivisection campaigns are good at, it's providing vivid imagery. Unfortunately, the striking images they use can often be inaccurate, out of date,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/3rs-in-front-of-the-camera/

Website spotlight: image library

Our online animal image library is one of the stand-out resources of the Understanding Animal Research website.
Our online animal image library is one of the stand-out resources of the Understanding Animal Research website. We have 258 high quality images, each accompanied by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/website-spotlight-image-library/

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