July - Dec 2014
The week in animal research w/e 17/10/14
20th October 2014
'Birds collapse their wings to deal with turbulence' is a rather unfortunate way of describing the skilled way Eagles in particular deal with turbulence.
The week in animal research: w/e 10 October
10th October 2014
Diabetes treated in mice with cell transplant
10th October 2014
European Science Action Network
8th October 2014
The Science Action Network is a social media campaign for scientists and animal research supporters to mobilise online support for research.
Mapping the minds map
6th October 2014
Earlier this morning, the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine was shared between UCL Professor John O’Keefe and May-Britt and Edvard Moser from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology for their work on nerve-cells that tell us where we are.
The week in animal research: w/e 3rd October
3rd October 2014
A drug originally used to suppress the immune system for people receiving organ transplants was found to have life-extending properties for yeast and worms.
Discussing harms and benefits
1st October 2014
Tom Holder, campaigns manager, discusses the importance of open communication of both the benefits and harms of animal research.
Animals behind the Nobel Prize
30th September 2014
Next week we’ll learn who will win the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, and it is extremely likely that animal research features within the experiments that led to the prize.
2014 Nobel predictions
26th September 2014
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2014 will be announced at 11.30am on Monday 6 October.
Blood transfusions: an animal research success story
23rd September 2014
UAR Education Officer Stuart Rogers looks at the animal research involved in the development of blood transfusions