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Animal Research

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Is This Experiment Justifiable?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

2012-03-07-Screenshot20120307at9.06.58AM.jpgWhen it comes down to it, aren't we mostly debating an arbitrary line that's been drawn in the sand with what is and what isn't acceptable in animal research?

Susan G. Komen's Other Gaffe

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Komen does women a disservice by continuing to channel funds into animal tests, while other cancer charities have moved on from such old-fashioned abominations or never engaged in them to begin with.

How Much Space Should Lab Animals Receive?

Posted 01.17.2012 | Green

From Russell McLendon and Mother Nature Network: Laboratory animals have done a lot for humanity over the years, helping us find treatments and cur...

Like Chimp Research, More To Whaling Than Economics

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Green

By Jennifer Jacquet (Click here for original article.) "Research on chimpanzees is contentious, expensive, and of increasingly limited necessity,"...

Can Nanosensors Save Lab Animals?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Science

If rats could clap, they just might. That's because German scientists have developed a new technology they say could reduce the number of experiments ...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Chimp Research: The Beginning Of The End?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.09.2012 | Science

2012-01-09-fjkdjfjdkfkdjfefd.jpgOther than the West African nation of Gabon, we are the only country in the entire world that still experiments on chimps.

PHOTOS: Animal Experiments You Won't Believe

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

From caffeinated spiders to glow-in-the-dark beagles, animal experiments have taken a number of unusual forms. Some have been blatantly unethical, oth...

Male Bias In Alzheimer's Research Ignores Estrogen's Effect On The Brain

Posted 12.17.2011 | Fifty

“It’s time for scientists to better understand the female brain,” say the Women of Baycrest, a network of influential women who are leading a $5...

UCLA Neuroscientist Receives Threat: "STOP YOUR SICK EXPERIMENTS OR HELL AWAITS YOU"

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UCLA neuroscientist David Jentsch received a package laden with allegedly AIDS-contaminated razor blades and an antagonistic message from anti-animal ...

New York Times Writers Speak up for Chickens, Chimps

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Today, the New York Times covers two of the pitched debates in our society about animals -- the controversy over the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research and the industrial confinement of laying hens in cages for egg production.

Replacing the "Guinea Pig:" Safer, Humane Chemical Tests

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Animal tests are expensive and time consuming, and their relevance is often questioned by stakeholders on one side or the other, leading to disputes over which chemicals represent a real threat.

Helping Vets, Pets, and Primates

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Congress took two steps in recent days on animal issues, as part of its larger bills related to the Department of Defense and military spending.