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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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European statistics on animal research released

The overall number of animals used in research across European member states does not seem to have changed much since 2005, standing at just above 12 million in 2008 (a decrease of 116,561 since 2005).
The overall number of animals used in research across European member states does not seem to have changed much since 2005, standing at just above 12 million in 2008 (a decrease… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/european-statistics-on-animal-research-released/

Genetically altered animals overtake normal animals in UK research

The UK government announced this morning that the number of animal procedures in 2009 fell by 1% compared with the previous year.
The UK government announced this morning that the number of animal procedures in 2009 fell by 1% compared with the previous year. The total number of procedures started last year… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/genetically-altered-animals-overtake-normal-animals-in-uk-research/

Handy information about animal research

Six new leaflets have been published by Understanding Animal Research, providing an overview of aspects of animal research
Six new leaflets have been published by Understanding Animal Research, providing an overview of aspects of animal research. They are suitable for school projects, as background… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/handy-information-about-animal-research/

Sharing the pie: new animal numbers activity for schools

How much do you know about which animals are used most in medical research and which are used least? Sharing the Pie, the latest addition to the Learning Centre's suite of activities for schools, is a fun way to find out.
How much do you know about which animals are used most in medical research and which are used least? Sharing the Pie, the latest addition to the Learning Centre's suite of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/sharing-the-pie-new-animal-numbers-activity-for-schools/

Testing, testing …

Why is the concept of animal research so difficult to grasp?
Why is the concept of animal research so difficult to grasp? Perhaps it's because the preferred antivivisection terms are animal testing (ie safety testing, representing about… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/testing-testing/

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