1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Using a deactivated form of HIV as a vaccine may be the best new treatment for fighting the HIV virus, concluded scientists after studying primate responses to the treatment.
Over 400 primate researchers sign letter to the Guardian newspaper in support of research using primates.
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.
We liked a piece in the Huffington Post by Kirk Leech. Overlooking the Importance of Animal Research in the UK politics section of the Huffington Post...
Weighing up the cost to animals and the potential benefit of any particular research program is no simple task.
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.
Nine key UK bioscience organisations have signed a Declaration of Concern about revision of EU Directive 86/609, urging MEPs to take a balanced view on revision of European regulation of animal research.
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 new study which estimates that approximately 60% of global pregnancies are at risk from malaria will highlight the need for continued research into treatments for the disease.
How do researchers work with primates? Which species do they use? What has research with primates revealed? How are the primates looked after?
Understanding Animal Research welcomes the report published this week by the House of Lords EU Committee.
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.
A team of scientists have restored colour vision to two colour blind squirrel monkeys using gene therapy.
New research suggests macaques experience self-doubt and uncertainty when making decisions.
Two American aid workers in Liberia made the news this week, as they became the first people ever to contract the Ebola virus and be returned to the United States.