TAG ARCHIVES FOR animal research

13
Jul2012

In this week’s Research Ethics Roundup, the 3Rs, bias in research, and compensation for research participants serve as food for thought.

What does the increase in numbers of animals used in research mean?: Statistics indicating that the use of animals in scientific research in the United Kingdom (UK) increased in 2011 were recently released. While some are concerned that this trend may indicate deviation from the 3Rs –reduction, refinement, and replacement– others believe the implications of these statistics may be more benign.

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21
Apr2012

As we hurtle towards summer, the research world is heating up! From contentious stem cell policies in Texas, to evidence of potential misdiagnoses in children, this week’s “Science Times” synthesis is full of controversial and eye-opening reports from around the globe.

Week of April 9

More brainpower seen in soccer’s top scorers:
A new study finds that elite soccer players in Sweden tested higher than non-players in executive [...] Read more

9
Apr2012

The 2012 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference hosted several forums that provided insight into complex issues in the field of animal care and use.

One such topic that was discussed at the conference was a webinar, Use of Non-Pharmaceutical-Grade Chemicals and Other Substances in Research with Animals, [...] Read more