1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
In today’s staff blog post, Head of Online Communication Richard Scrase wonders why scientists use zebrafish.
In today’s staff blog post, Head of Online Communication Richard Scrase connects the Romans with rabbits
Animal research is vitally important in science and medicine.
Recent research on public attitudes to animal experimentation has been published on the Ipsos MORI website.
Antibiotics such as penicillin can be used to treat all sorts of bacterial infections, but doctors have few options when it comes to viral infections.
Scientists have successfully guided mouse stem cells to become specialised cells that build a protective coat around neurons.
Scientists have found that the growth of Medulloblastoma brain tumour cells in mice can be significantly slowed using existing anti-viral medicines.
A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses.
Researchers have shown that they can treat sickle-cell anaemia in mice by switching on a haemoglobin gene usually only active before birth.
Studies of patient tissue and experiments using mice have linked a specific enzyme to both infertility and miscarriage.
Researchers have shown that a new compound can significantly reduce the weight of monkeys by destroying blood vessels that feed fatty tissue.
Scientists have been awarded nearly £1 million to develop new test methods that should substantially reduce the numbers of animals used for testing chemicals which may cause cancer.
New research in mice has shown that stem cells in bone marrow are extremely sensitive to the main breakdown product of alcohol which causes irreversible damage to their DNA.
New experiments in mice are challenging the mainstream-view that the death of beta-cells in the pancreas is the cause of diabetes.
A new lightweight material has been developed that allows the body's own stem cells to rebuild broken bones.
New research in mice suggests that bacteria in the gut can influence the blood pressure of their hosts, possibly providing a new link between diet and our health.
Tests in mice have shown that a new nanoparticle therapy specifically targets and kills cancerous cells for a common type of blood cancer.
The UAR Education Team had a fantastic time at The Big Bang Fair at ExCel in London which ran from the 14th -17th March this year.
We were very sorry to hear that former Smiths frontman and animal rights campaigner Morrissey has been unwell recently.