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This week in animal research 22/01/16

Implants, mice, rats and lampreys
  22/01: Scientists successfully create cow cartilage in the lab - and hope they can now do the same for humans Researchers have grown cartilage in the laboratory from… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-220116/

Singing mice

Monitoring ultrasound for animal husbandry and scientific discovery
Singing mice, ranting rats I was testing my bat-detector at home and discovered that my desk-lamp fitted with a standard ‘low-energy’ fluorescent bulb was giving off a hell of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/singing-mice/

This week in animal research 18/12/15

Badger cull, sea-lion deaths, psoriasis treatment
New microscope can record the first days of a mouse embryo's life For the first time, scientists can observe the first two to three days of a mouse embryo's life, as it… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-181215/

This week in animal research 27/11/15

Lead poisoned birds, treatment for arthritis
26/11/15 A bubble-based micro-vesicle treatment that could ease the pain of arthritis and cut the need for hip replacements. It uses tiny particles that are naturally made by… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-271115/

This week in animal research 110915

This week in animal research
09/09/15 Implant ‘traps’ spreading cancer cells. Today 9 in 10 cancer deaths are caused by the disease spreading – or metastasis - to other areas of the body. However,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-110915/

This week in animal research 140815

Octopus sex, nerve growth, and more
August 14 Oxford University researchers have announced the successful completion of the first trial of a vaccine against RSV in adult humans, which indicated that the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-week-in-animal-research-140815/

This week in animal research 070815

The latest announcements
03/08/15 The ebola vaccine VSV-EBOV has been found to be 100% safe in 7,500 people. The vaccine, which was initially tested safe and effective in primates, has now shown… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-070815/

This week in animal research 180615

Malaria, self-awareness, nightingale song
15/06/15 Juvenile camels, aged less than four, may be a ‘key source’ of Mers. A study looking at Mers infections in dromedary camels found that 90% of animal became… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-180615/

World Day for Animals in Laboratories

140 years of animal welfare improvements
World Day for Animals in Laboratories – 140 years of animal welfare improvements On World Day for Animals in Laboratories (24th April), we should celebrate the major milestones… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/world-day-for-animals-in-laboratories/

Sixty years of the polio 'miracle' vaccine

In 1955 the Salk polio vaccine was licensed in the US. Polio cases have dropped from 450,000 then to 450 now.
Poliomyelitis is a virus that has infected humans since the earliest of times – sometimes causing permanent paralysis. It mainly affects children under the age of five.  … http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/sixty-years-of-the-polio-miracle-vaccine/

We need more furry females in medical research

Male only medical trials can endanger females
On Sunday, it is International Women’s day, an opportunity to remember and claim loud and clear that women need equal rights to men. But there is often a female injustice that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/we-need-more-furry-females-in-medical-research/

This week in animal research: w/e 12 December

Malaria 'cured' in mice is the story of the week.
12/12/14 Size matters, well in the case of zebra finch sperm it does. Zebra finch males with longer sperm fertilize more eggs, and farther more chicks, than males with… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-we-12-december/

Health in old-age

UAR science writer Mia Rozenbaum reviews recent research into ageing and how it might be avoided.
UAR science writer Mia Rozenbaum reviews recent research into ageing and how it might be avoided. Over the last month, quite a few studies have been published regarding the issue… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/health-in-old-age/

Diabetes treated in mice with cell transplant

Twenty three years ago Doug Melton’s infant son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Doug then dedicated his career to finding a cure for the disease and is now almost at the point… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-treated-in-mice-with-cell-transplant/

This Week in Animal Research: 14th-19th June

A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder.
A drug developed a century ago to treat African sleeping sickness has eliminated the symptoms of autism from adult mice with an experimental form of the disorder. Suramin blocks… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-14th-19th-june/

This Week In Animal Research: 7th-13th June

Suncream may delay the onset of melanoma, but it cannot completely prevent it according to new research using mice.
Suncream may delay the onset of melanoma, but it cannot completely prevent it according to new research using mice. Mice predisposed to melanoma and coated in SPF 50 sun cream… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-7th-13th-june/

Brain tumour cells burst by potential new treatment

Scientists have exploited an unusual feature of brain cancer cells which makes them burst when exposed to a substance called Vacquinol-1.
Scientists have exploited an unusual feature of brain cancer cells which makes them burst when exposed to a substance called Vacquinol-1. The potential new therapy allowed mice… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/brain-tumour-cells-burst-by-potential-new-treatment/

Transplant stories

Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly.
Transplants get rejected, sometimes quickly and sometimes slowly. The impact of kidney transplantation on the quality of life of a person who could only otherwise survive on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/transplant-stories/

Mice use minimised by mini-liver break through

Research that has for the first time successfully grown "mini-livers" from adult mouse stem cells has won the UK's international prize for the scientific and technological advance with the most potential to replace, reduce or refine the use of animals in …
Research that has for the first time successfully grown "mini-livers" from adult mouse stem cells has won the UK's international prize for the scientific and technological advance… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/mice-use-minimised-by-mini-liver-break-through/

Mice models inadequate for human inflammatory disease

The laboratory mouse is the corner-stone scientific research.
The laboratory mouse is the corner-stone scientific research. The ease with which it can be housed, genetically manipulated and its close similarity to humans has made it the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mice-models-inadequate-for-human-inflammatory-disease/

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