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Our Primate Testing Expert to Wired: Ethics Matter
Mike Ryan, March 5, 2019
Did you catch “Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness” recently published in Wired?
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Great Trends: Five Places Reducing Cat Experiments
Leila Arefi-Pour, January 23, 2019
Here’s a look at five places in the U.S. where the number of cats being held for or used in cruel experiments is fast reducing.
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SPECIES DIFFERENCES: The Elephant in the Room
The Rise for Animals Team, January 11, 2019
It’s time to question the scientific merit of using animals to cure human diseases.
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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: How are Lab Animals Killed? Cervica
Nathan Herschler, January 11, 2019
Ever heard of “cervical dislocation”? In short, it’s having your neck broken. Here’s how experimenters are killing mice and rats with this method.
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Animals and Cosmetics Testing: An Unnecessary Duo
Christie Hendrickson, November 6, 2018
Before your lip balm made it to the bottom of your bag, there’s a chance its ingredients were tested on animals.
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More Cures and Fewer Animals: We Can Have Both
Nathan Herschler, November 5, 2018
“The public wants more cures, but fewer animals. They can’t have it both ways." This is false!
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The Long List of Alternatives to Primate Testing
Mike Ryan, October 25, 2018
The question “what methods can be used instead of animals?” is a great one, and there’s no one simple answer.
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Science that Saves Thousands of Animals
Dr. Sushila Maharjan, Ph., March 6, 2018
Dr. Sushila Maharjan, Ph.D devotes her work to discovering scientific alternatives to animal testing.