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The Plan for Progress: Dogs in Research

May 22, 2020 Comments Off on The Plan for Progress: Dogs in Research
May 27 @ 1:14 am

As we complete our 90th year of victories on behalf of animals, NAVS is looking toward the future of humane, human-relevant science. To that end, we are undertaking an ambitious,…

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Moving away from animal-derived antibodies

May 22, 2020 Comments Off on Moving away from animal-derived antibodies
May 27 @ 1:14 am

Antibodies are important tools in science because they are capable of binding to their unique biological targets with a high level of specificity. As a result, scientists use them in…

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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
May 27 @ 1:14 am

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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News from the Smarter Science Front

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on News from the Smarter Science Front
May 27 @ 1:14 am

NAVS is proud of the continued investment we make not only in promoting the value of humane science, but also in supporting the development of scientific approaches and models that…

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The Plan for Progress: Nonhuman Primates in Research

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on The Plan for Progress: Nonhuman Primates in Research
May 27 @ 1:14 am

As we complete our 90th year of victories on behalf of animals, NAVS is looking toward the future of humane, human-relevant science. To that end, we are undertaking an ambitious,…

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NAVS Takes Important Steps to Combat Dissection

May 4, 2020 Comments Off on NAVS Takes Important Steps to Combat Dissection
May 27 @ 1:14 am

Each year, it is estimated that millions of animals are used in classroom dissection exercises. Some animals are caught in the wild and killed for this purpose. Others are bred…

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Top 5 Reasons Animal Experiments Need to End

April 27, 2020 Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons Animal Experiments Need to End
May 27 @ 1:14 am

During World Week for Animals in Laboratories, an international week of commemoration for animals in research, we are reminded of the millions of animals who are subjected to experimentation each…

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Using Organs-on-Chips to Combat COVID-19

April 20, 2020 Comments Off on Using Organs-on-Chips to Combat COVID-19
May 27 @ 1:14 am

The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on individuals around the world, leading to over 100,000 deaths globally and threatening to take the lives of many more people. But researchers at…

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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
May 27 @ 1:14 am

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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“Extraneous” Lab Animals Mass Killed in U.S. Labs

April 6, 2020 Comments Off on “Extraneous” Lab Animals Mass Killed in U.S. Labs
May 27 @ 1:14 am

The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of the way we live and work.  A recent article in the journal Science has highlighted what some of these changes have meant…

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