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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

Category: News


Star dogs

UGUST 20, 1960: MOSCOW The Soviet Union today launched its second cosmic space ship, the Soviet news agency, Tass, said. The space ship carries animals, including two dogs.

Artificial intestine reduces animal tests

An artificial human digestive system is replacing the use of animals in some tests to see how medicines are absorbed, The Times reported last week.

Artificial blood vessel success in animals

Artificial blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery have been successfully tested in baboons and dogs.

One dog, 90 years, millions saved

Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation.

A Question of Care

From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003.

World Blood Donor Day

Today marks World Blood Donor day, where voluntary blood donors are thanked and awareness raised about the need for blood around the world.

Blood transfusions: an animal research success story

UAR Education Officer Stuart Rogers looks at the animal research involved in the development of blood transfusions

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