Have your Senator and Congressman signed yet?

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?

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

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