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Lung on a chip

21 October 2013

An exciting development awarded a grant by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is the “lung-on-a-chip”, developed by Professor Donald Ingber...

Suffering assessment

21 October 2013

Assessing the actual suffering experienced by animals is a requirement under the new EU Directive. So, the European Commission established an Expert Working Group (EWG) to discuss a framework for assessing...

Italy presents bold law

21 October 2013

In August the Italian parliament approved a bill to dramatically limit the use of animals in research. It was reported that “Among other things, the law bans breeding dogs, cats, and nonhuman primates...

New UK law on animal experiments Autumn 2013

21 October 2013

At the start of the year, the Coalition Government incorporated Directive 2010/63/EU on animal experiments, into law. The Directive was simply transposed into British law using the European Communities...

Sad day for democracy as ADI loses advertising case

21 October 2013

In April, the European Court of Human Rights finally ruled on the test case concerning our My Mate’s A Primate advert highlighting the plight of performing apes in advertising. The advert, produced in...

Iran and Russia send animals into space

21 October 2013

In January, the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) reportedly sent a monkey into space. Press reports stated that the monkey – shown heavily restrained and clearly traumatised – “returned safely”. An ISA executive...

Campaign to save the AstraZeneca beagles continues

21 October 2013

In February, the NAVS supported a campaign by our Swedish friends at Djurrättsalliansen (Animal Rights Alliance) calling on AstraZeneca to release for rehoming hundreds of beagles that were destined to...

World Day for Laboratory Animals 2013, Downing St.

21 October 2013

On 24th April the NAVS was joined by MPs and actors Annette Crosbie and Brian Blessed to present a giant postcard to the Prime Minister to end the secrecy on animal research. Click here to read more. Alexei...

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