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FDA identifies areas of need for non-animal alternatives

May 18, 2020 Comments Off on FDA identifies areas of need for non-animal alternatives
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

Representatives from the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently drafted a commentary that addressed the Center’s outlook on the challenges and…

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Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Dissection Alternatives in the Spotlight

April 13, 2020 Comments Off on Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Dissection Alternatives in the Spotlight
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives in many ways.  As we practice social distancing and abide by rules to not congregate in large groups, many schools across the country…

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Budget Discussions Bring Legislative Optimism for Animals

November 16, 2021 Comments Off on Budget Discussions Bring Legislative Optimism for Animals
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

Anyone following national news of late is probably getting tired of hearing about the federal budget, and that’s fair. The budget process seems to drag out longer every year, and…

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Support the Humane Research and Testing Act of 2021

November 16, 2021 Comments Off on Support the Humane Research and Testing Act of 2021
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

The Humane Research and Testing Act of 2021 (H.R. 1744) addresses two important objectives related to the use of animals in research: it presents an opportunity to advance the development…

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The Humane Science “Class of ’22”

November 16, 2021 Comments Off on The Humane Science “Class of ’22”
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

Continuing our longstanding investment in ending the exploitation of animals used in science, NAVS and the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) are pleased to announce the recipients of the…

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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
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

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
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

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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Focus on Humane Education at International Teachers’ Conference

August 30, 2021 Comments Off on Focus on Humane Education at International Teachers’ Conference
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

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
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

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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Human Brain Organoid Model Provides Autism Insights

August 9, 2021 Comments Off on Human Brain Organoid Model Provides Autism Insights
January 18 @ 2:31 pm

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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