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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Fish for Science is the first Wednesday Winner

We've awarded our first Wednesday award to The MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics for their Fish for Science website.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fish-for-science-is-the-first-wednesday-winner/

Are wild animals happier?

Are wild animals happier? That was the question posed by Christie Wilcox for a guest blog in Scientific American.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/are-wild-animals-happier/

Rodent Respect

This months Wednesday Winner website (#WW) is Rodent Respect. The site was created for scientists who work with rodents, especially students.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/rodent-respect/

#ww Animal models: Inside the minds of mice and men

Monya Baker has given us a good and useful read. Her article in Nature provides many examples of animal models for human conditions and gives a clear appraisal of their value.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-animal-models-inside-the-minds-of-mice-and-men/

#ww Can scientists follow Laura’s lead?

Mark Henderson’s Science Matters column in today's Times Eureka gets our #ww Wednesday Winner award for communication about animal research (OK, it’s not Wednesday, but this column is a deserving winner).
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-can-scientists-follow-lauras-lead/

#ww Buffering brains against stress

The hippocampus creates new neurones throughout our lives - so what happens if you bring "the hippocampus's production line to a screeching halt?"
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-buffering-brains-against-stress/

#WW award for a letter from Parkinson's UK

Animal Aid is running a campaign against medical charities because some of their funded work involves animals.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-award-for-a-letter-from-parkinsons-uk/

#WW award for Of Mice and Medicine

We award Paul Vallely of the Independent newspaper for his excellent article - Of Mice and Medicine.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ww-award-for-of-mice-and-medicine/

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