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1 January 1970

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Researching stroke using zebrafish

Dr Paul Kasher from Manchester University is trying to understand the immediate pathological responses to stroke in the brain and is screening for potential drugs to treat these responses by using zebrafish larvae to model what happens in a human.
Every two seconds, someone in the world is having a stroke. In the UK alone, there are about 1.2 million survivors of stroke, who have lived through part of their brain losing, if… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/researching-stroke-using-zebrafish/

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Films of women in science
On 11 February, the United Nations, partners worldwide, women and girls will mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Why does it matter? Joint statement In a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/international-day-of-women-and-girls-in-science/

Manchester University animal unit virtual tour

Sixteen videos in eleven 360 scenes from Manchester University animal unit
Animal unit virtual tour Manchester University has launched the first animal unit virtual tour to be embedded in an institutions main website. With eleven rooms and sixteen… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/manchester-university-animal-unit-virtual-tour/

This House would not ban all forms of animal research

The Big Animal Research Debate, an event organised by UAR and IDEA UK, took place in thirty universities last week.
The Big Animal Research Debate, an event organised by UAR and IDEA UK, took place in thirty universities last week. With almost all the results in one thing is clear – students… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-house-would-not-ban-all-forms-of-animal-research/

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