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Poll: Fewer Americans Support Medical Testing on Animals

June 21, 2021 Comments Off on Poll: Fewer Americans Support Medical Testing on Animals
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Each year, we at NAVS eagerly await the release of the annual Gallup Poll on Values and Beliefs, because it has helped us track how Americans feel about medical testing…

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NAVS and IFER play leading roles at annual SIVB meeting

June 14, 2021 Comments Off on NAVS and IFER play leading roles at annual SIVB meeting
June 24 @ 4:06 am

NAVS has long supported the Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB), a professional organization focused on cell-based biological research and development and the application of these advancements to science and…

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Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Orla Dunne

June 7, 2021 Comments Off on Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Orla Dunne
June 24 @ 4:06 am

This week’s Science First highlights the work of Orla Dunne, recent recipient of the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in…

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Copy of Alternatives to Animals in Research

June 3, 2021 Comments Off on Copy of Alternatives to Animals in Research
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Learn More COPY – Alternatives to Animals in Research Those who defend the use of animals in research contend that nonhuman animals are enough like humans to make them scientifically…

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Maryland officially passes humane cosmetics act (HCA) legislation

June 3, 2021 Comments Off on Maryland officially passes humane cosmetics act (HCA) legislation
June 24 @ 4:06 am

This past Friday, Maryland officially became the 5th state to pass humane cosmetics act (HCA) legislation. Once enacted on July 1, 2022, this legislation will ban the sale in Maryland…

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What Does the Future Hold for Human Relevant Research Models?

May 31, 2021 Comments Off on What Does the Future Hold for Human Relevant Research Models?
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Dr. Donald Ingber, Founding Director of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, and mentor of former IFER fellowship recipient Bryan Hassell, was recently interviewed in Nature…

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NAVS Recognizes Student Achievements at International Science Fair

May 24, 2021 Comments Off on NAVS Recognizes Student Achievements at International Science Fair
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Earlier this month, NAVS judges virtually attended the world’s largest science competition for pre-college students, the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), where we once again had the pleasure…

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Controversial Chimera Research Continues

May 17, 2021 Comments Off on Controversial Chimera Research Continues
June 24 @ 4:06 am

The shortage of human organs available for transplantation in the U.S. and around the world has led scientists to consider how to grow them in animals to be harvested later…

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NAVS review of new government report details increase in animal use

May 10, 2021 Comments Off on NAVS review of new government report details increase in animal use
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Last week, NAVS received a long-awaited report from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) that revealed a disturbing trend: the overall number…

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Hawaii bans cosmetics testing on animals

May 5, 2021 Comments Off on Hawaii bans cosmetics testing on animals
June 24 @ 4:06 am

Late last week, Hawaii made a major step to become the sixth U.S. state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. The Hawaii Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (HCFCA) has passed…

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