As one might expect all this attention seems to have put the primate research industry on the defensive. The lack of balance
I am reminded of the stare-down between drug companies and animal rights activists. Of this mounting conflict, you'd think the answer is simple -- that animals can and should eventually make their exit from so many labs and testing facilities. Alternatives are in the wings.
The enclosures are so small that there’s no room for rodents to stand up straight.
Bill Van Bonn, DVM, is Shedd Aquarium's vice president of animal health. With more than 25 years of clinical veterinary experience
At some point in the drive, foolishly oblivious to the very real potential risk, my right hand lazily ended up resting on
Discoveries of how genes and enzymes behave in animal models may decipher the biological mechanisms that cause, prevent, or suppress cancers in humans. Researchers seek to discover mechanisms in animal that may help control human cancer's growth, spread, and potential to kill.
Many psychologists and psychiatrists are justifiably horrified at the central role members of their own profession have played in these torture experiments. Unfortunately, our biomedical profession has a long history of experimentation on humans.
PETA is calling on the NIH to end these specific experiments immediately. In a December 22 letter to NIH Director Francis
My first encounter with a whale shark is something I will never forget. I was submerged in the clear blue waters of the Galapagos Islands, diving for a glimpse of these gentle giants.
http://news.sciencemag.org/brain-behavior/2014/04/male-scent-may-compromise-biomedical-research So he decided to take a closer
This story originally appeared in Nature News. The failure of experimental drugs that had once looked promising could have
Animal rights activists have dramatically shifted their tactics over the last decade, targeting individual researchers and
Unlike the humble mouse, primates are afforded at least some protection under the Animal Welfare Act. Unfortunately, even the most prestigious universities have shown the inability to care for their primates without extreme and deadly consequences.