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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Symposium on the 3Rs

The joint NC3Rs and Society of Biology symposium held in London on Wednesday brought together researchers from disparate fields to share their work in replacing, refining and reducing the use of animals in research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/symposium-on-the-3rs/

Shellfish toxin testing

The recently published Annual report (2009) of the Animals Scientific Procedures Inspectorate and Division highlights progress towards suitable alternatives to replace the use of mice in the testing for toxins in shellfish.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/shellfish-toxin-testing/

3Rs in front of the camera

If there is one thing that anti-vivisection campaigns are good at, it's providing vivid imagery.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/3rs-in-front-of-the-camera/

Lords take balanced approach but concerns remain

Understanding Animal Research welcomes the report published this week by the House of Lords EU Committee.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/lords-take-balanced-approach-but-concerns-remain/

Ten years of success from the 3Rs

In today’s blog, Understanding Animal Research’s Chief Executive, Wendy Jarrett, discusses a report by the NC3Rs celebrating 10 years of successful collaboration with the pharmaceutical industry to find ways to replace, refine and reduce the use of animal…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/ten-years-of-success-from-the-3rs/

Stem cells win prizes

Liver cells that mimic inherited liver diseases, produced from human skin cells, may offer the chance to regenerate damaged tissues and organs.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/stem-cells-win-prizes/

Double bill in The Times for animal research

Most recently the Sunday Times cover piece last weekend took an in depth look at what goes on in animal labs in the UK, and the issues behind the research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/double-bill-in-the-times-for-animal-research/

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