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1 January 1970

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Glowing mice

A technique which enables the earliest stages of cancer to be observed in living mice has been developed.
A technique which enables the earliest stages of cancer to be observed in living mice has been developed. The skin of the genetically-engineered mice literally lights up as the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/glowing-mice/

'Glow in the dark' cats aids HIV research

Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/glow-in-the-dark-cats-aids-hiv-research/

Glowing nerve cells

Scientists have developed a way to make nerves glow in mice.
Scientists have developed a way to make nerves glow in mice. The technique could help avoid accidental damage to nerves in surgery. Researchers injected fragments of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/glowing-nerve-cells/

Biomatrix may allow tumour testing without mice

Mice are used widely in the study of cancer and to test the clinical efficiency and safety of anti-cancer therapies.
Mice are used widely in the study of cancer and to test the clinical efficiency and safety of anti-cancer therapies. Nearly 400,000 mice were used in cancer research in both… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/biomatrix-may-allow-tumour-testing-without-mice/

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