Backing up a recent post by DrugMonkey, Speaking of Research is now urging you to write to your Member of Congress (contact my Congress Representative) and Senator (contact my Senator) to request that they sign the Pro-Test Petition. For example (Pick one of the three coloured paragraphs): Dear <insert name of your Senator/Member of Congress … Continue reading Have your Senator and Congressman signed yet?
Month: June 2009
ALF run amok worldwide
Despite progress in California with the public beginning to take a stand against animal rights extremism the regular reports from the ALF website should remind us that we have a long way to go. Here is a selection of ALF attacks in the last month. June 15th 2009 - Bomb hoax at a university in … Continue reading ALF run amok worldwide
UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!
No it's not the reduced Shakespeare company, it's the first of a handful of videos which UCLA Pro-Test is producing (with the help of FPS Productions) about the successful rally on April 22nd. Now for everyone with a YouTube account, we need your help to get this video seen by as many people as possible. … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!
Can we protect the brain against tumor metastasis?
Brain metastasis that affect at least 20% of cancer patients are a serious problem for doctors seeking to treat cancer and kill thousands of patients every year, being particularly difficult to treat because many anti-cancer drugs cannot cross the blood-brain barrier and because surgery to remove the tumor can often be difficult and risky. Patients … Continue reading Can we protect the brain against tumor metastasis?
APS members come out to support the Pro-Test Petition
Around a week ago we mentioned that the Society for Neuroscience had emailed all its members to support the Pro-Test Petition. Now the American Physiological Society (APS) has followed suit by emailing all its members. Dear APS Colleague, I join with the members of the American Physiological Society Council in urging you to add your … Continue reading APS members come out to support the Pro-Test Petition
Speaking of Research layout changes
So I fiddled with the layout a bit - so you probably had to spend five minutes looking for this post (but you've found it!). The committee decided it was worth trying a different layout in order to move focus away from the blog slightly. However what really matters is the opinion of the readers … Continue reading Speaking of Research layout changes
The committee is revealed
I have thus far managed to get pictures and biographies from 9 10 members of the Speaking of Research committee - so check out the committee page. More people will be up in the next few days. The committee help write pieces on the blog (so David Bienus wrote a piece about animal welfare, David … Continue reading The committee is revealed
Over 3000 Society for Neuroscience members back animal research
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) recently emailed its members urging them to sign the Pro-Test Petition (see our earlier posts).The result was over 3000 members signing their support in under 24 hours, bringing the total signatures to over 6,500! SfN President, Thomas Carew, sent this to SfN members: Dear SfN Members, Consider adding your voice: … Continue reading Over 3000 Society for Neuroscience members back animal research