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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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MEP Committee sanctions better legal protection for research animals

he Agriculture committee in the European Parliament yesterday voted to pass a report on the revision of EU Directive 86/609 on the protection of animals used in scientific research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/mep-committee-sanctions-better-legal-protection-for-research-animals/

Chimps get AIDS too

Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chimps-get-aids-too/

Low calorie diet and longer life span linked by hormone

The hormone that could be responsible for prolonging life of animals fed on a low-calorie diet has been identified using genetically modified mice.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/low-calorie-diet-and-longer-life-span-linked-by-hormone/

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