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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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40,000 trout undercut costs, increase accuracy

The largest animal study ever on the cancer-causing risk (carcinogenicity) of chemicals could have profound implications for the species used in such testing, the numbers of animals used, and the accuracy of current tests.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/40000-trout-undercut-costs-increase-accuracy/

More research means more animals

The 2008 figures for use of animals in UK research were released today by the Home Office.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/more-research-means-more-animals/

Mice vote Green

Simon Jenkins, writing in The Guardian on Friday, asserted that giving animals rights leads to moral chaos. His piece, both amusing and serious, alludes to a recent bit of fun in the pro-hunting magazine, Country Life, which speculates about which politic…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/mice-vote-green/

Ferrets, flu, fish and pharmaceuticals

Grants worth £4 million have just been announced for 13 science projects that aim to minimise the use of laboratory animals and improve their welfare.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ferrets-flu-fish-and-pharmaceuticals/

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