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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Stem cells win prizes

Liver cells that mimic inherited liver diseases, produced from human skin cells, may offer the chance to regenerate damaged tissues and organs.
Liver cells that mimic inherited liver diseases, produced from human skin cells, may offer the chance to regenerate damaged tissues and organs. But the potential of these 'human… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/stem-cells-win-prizes/

Replacing animals with nerves on a chip

A team of scientists have developed a way of guiding nerve cells to set up complicated networks that mimic the ones found in the brain.
A team of scientists have developed a way of guiding nerve cells to set up complicated networks that mimic the ones found in the brain. The work provides a new tool to researchers… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/replacing-animals-with-nerves-on-a-chip/

Computer model predicts effect of medicines on heart

Scientists have developed a computer model that predicts the effect of anti-arrhythmic medicines on the heart.
Scientists have developed a computer model that predicts the effect of anti-arrhythmic medicines on the heart. The model gives the same results as experiments conducted on humans… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/computer-model-predicts-effect-of-medicines-on-heart/

Towards replacing rabbit eye tests

Two new 'non-animal methods', have now been approved by OECD for testing the irritancy of some substances to the eye.
Two new 'non-animal methods', have now been approved by OECD for testing the irritancy of some substances to the eye. They use beef and chicken tissues taken from slaughterhouses… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/towards-replacing-rabbit-eye-tests/

Recommended reading

The National Centre for the Three Rs has produced a handy 'beginners guide' to the 3Rs - Refinement, Reduction and Replacement - and how they can benefit science, innovation and animal welfare.
The National Centre for the Three Rs has produced a handy 'beginners guide' to the 3Rs - Refinement, Reduction and Replacement - and how they can benefit science, innovation… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/recommended-reading/

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