How do you study stress in an animal?
“When you do stress research you need to think about two elements: how do I induce stress, how do I measure the consequences of it?”
Why vaccinate your pets?
Just like children, dogs and cats need vaccinations against dangerous viral and bacterial diseases. Vaccination remains the single most effective method for protecting against infectious disease in healthy animals. Without proper vaccination, your pet is left unprotected.
Haemophilia, the royal disease
Haemophilia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder in which blood cannot clot normally. Long known as the "Royal Disease", haemophilia affected generations of royal families in England, Prussia and Russia, undoubtedly changing the course of history.
Advances in 3R’s
It is hard to do justice to six hours of presentations in a few hundred words so this is a subjective choice from a recent interesting and intense day of reporting on advances in the 3R’s at Oxford University.
Highlighting the role of vets in research
Bella Williams, Head of Engagement, talks about her project to highlight the role vets play during scientific research with animals.
10 years of rat research – how stroke studies have evolved
Prof Allan Stuart has been studying rats in the context of stroke research for over 25 years now.
Tuberculosis in Zebrafish
TB in zebrafish give insight into how TB develops in humans
Ricky Gervais doesn't understand animal research
Ricky Gervais used a radio spot to repeat several false claims
Did animal tests delay penicillin by 10 years?
It is a common claim by anti-research activists, but how true is it?
Why we need female mice in drug trials
Using mainly male mice in drug trials can be problem for women health.
Why do so many promising compounds never become drugs?
Why do possible drugs fail to make it to the chemist?
A journey to the clean side
How we made our 360 degree lab tours
Human diseases are threatening chimpanzees
A human common cold can be lethal to a chimp
The Nipah Virus – a rare but deadly disease
Nipah virus kills people, at the moment outbreaks are rare
Ten years of research with mice
Some highlights from a decade of research with mice
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