1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
The 2008 figures for use of animals in UK research were released today by the Home Office.
Scientists have produced four infant monkeys using a technique which could stop women with genetic diseases passing them on to their children.
A team of scientists have restored colour vision to two colour blind squirrel monkeys using gene therapy.
The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
Recently, a tribunal ruled that under the Freedom of Information Act a university can be said to 'hold' project licences (irrespective of how they are actually stored at the university) and that section 24 of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (…
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
The UK Home Office has released figures showing that the number of research procedures using animals last year increased by 3% to just over 3.7 million.
A report published today, called Review of research using non-human primates, recommends that scientific research on monkeys should continue in the UK, subject to rigorous safeguards.
As anyone who reads it will see, a recent (11 November) Freedom of Information ruling falls some way short of the 'landmark decision' claimed by BUAV.
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Last month, Prime Minister David Cameron made a commitment to delivering major improvements in dementia care and research, doubling the budget for Alzheimer’s research in the UK to £66 million.
A patient paralysed from the neck down following a stroke has served herself a cup of coffee for the first time in 15 years, using a robotic arm controlled by her own thoughts.