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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Two new films on Macaque research from the MRC

Macaques are non-human primates. They are used in medical research because many of their body systems — such as their immune and nervous systems — are similar to humans, making them good research ‘models’ for a variety of human conditions.
Macaques are non-human primates. They are used in medical research because many of their body systems — such as their immune and nervous systems — are similar to humans, making… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/two-new-films-on-macaque-research-from-the-mrc/

BBC films inside Oxford Animal Lab

The University of Oxford’s road to openness has not been easy.
The University of Oxford’s road to openness has not been easy. Its battle with activists and extremists to build its new, state-of-the-art, biomedical research facility had long… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/bbc-films-inside-oxford-animal-lab/

Shining a light on depressive disorders

Depression and anxiety affect a significant proportion of the British population, yet the underlying causes behind these medical disorders remain elusive.
Depression and anxiety affect a significant proportion of the British population, yet the underlying causes behind these medical disorders remain elusive. New research presented… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/shining-a-light-on-depressive-disorders/

Loose laws and bad judgements

Weighing up the cost to animals and the potential benefit of any particular research program is no simple task.
Weighing up the cost to animals and the potential benefit of any particular research program is no simple task. However, it is essential that people making this judgment consider… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/loose-laws-and-bad-judgements/

When the going gets tough...

We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists...
We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists, one effective strategy is to increase efforts to communicate why… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/antivivisection-extremism/when-the-going-gets-tough/

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