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The European Parliament Passes a Resolution to End the Use of Animals in Research and Testing

September 17, 2021 Comments Off on The European Parliament Passes a Resolution to End the Use of Animals in Research and Testing
September 20 @ 9:20 am

In a nearly unanimous vote of 667 to 4, the European Parliament on Wednesday passed a historic resolution that calls on the European Commission to phase out all animal experiments.…

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BioLEAP Humane Science Program

September 16, 2021 Comments Off on BioLEAP Humane Science Program
September 20 @ 9:20 am

Resources for Teachers and Students Look beyond traditional dissection and you’ll find fun, creative and effective non-animal alternatives. From web-based programs and apps to physical models, these solutions help teach…

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NAVS Alumni Spotlight: ISEF Humane Science Award Recipient Kashish Kumar

September 13, 2021 Comments Off on NAVS Alumni Spotlight: ISEF Humane Science Award Recipient Kashish Kumar
September 20 @ 9:20 am

This week’s Science First “NAVS Alumni Spotlight” catches up with Kashish Kumar, recipient of the NAVS Humane Science Award at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) this year. ISEF…

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Mexico Bans Animal Testing For Cosmetics

September 10, 2021 Comments Off on Mexico Bans Animal Testing For Cosmetics
September 20 @ 9:20 am

Mexico Becomes First Nation in North America to Pass a Law Banning Animal Testing for Cosmetics In a major win for animals, late last week, Mexico joined the 41 other…

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Forced Swim Tests on Animals Under Scrutiny

September 6, 2021 Comments Off on Forced Swim Tests on Animals Under Scrutiny
September 20 @ 9:20 am

The results of animal studies in biomedical and behavioral research often do not translate to humans. A particular animal test used in depression research has recently been scrutinized for this…

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Focus on Humane Education at International Teachers’ Conference

August 30, 2021 Comments Off on Focus on Humane Education at International Teachers’ Conference
September 20 @ 9:20 am

Last week, NAVS attended the virtual Educators for Animals Conference, sponsored by Humane Canada. This international gathering brought together hundreds of educators from around the world to discuss ways to…

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Medical Schools Find Value in Virtual Dissections

August 23, 2021 Comments Off on Medical Schools Find Value in Virtual Dissections
September 20 @ 9:20 am

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges for educators across the world and forced many of them to rethink the way they deliver course content. For instance, many educators teaching biology…

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NAVS’ Expertise to Shine at Animal Alternatives Conference

August 16, 2021 Comments Off on NAVS’ Expertise to Shine at Animal Alternatives Conference
September 20 @ 9:20 am

The World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences is the longest running series of international scientific meetings focused on the 3 R’s (replacement, refinement and reduction) of animal…

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ISEF 2021 Winners

August 10, 2021 Comments Off on ISEF 2021 Winners
September 20 @ 9:20 am

The Future of Humane Science…In Their Own Words This May, NAVS attended the world’s largest science competition for pre-college students, the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), where we…

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Human Brain Organoid Model Provides Autism Insights

August 9, 2021 Comments Off on Human Brain Organoid Model Provides Autism Insights
September 20 @ 9:20 am

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) comprise a complex collection of developmental disabilities that can cause considerable behavioral, communication and social challenges. While there are likely many causes of ASD, including biologic,…

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