Opening Doors and Minds: Introducing Students to Science, Medicine and Research

University of Minnesota students, Jessi Coryell and Kyle Walburg, and their Program Director, Prof. Richard Bianco spell out the importance of laboratory outreach - something Speaking of Research is a great supporter of. The better informed the next generation is about animal research, the less likely they will become objectors to this important research tool.

Similarity of Anti-Vaccination and Anti-Animal-Testing Arguments

While reading Edzard Ernst's fantastic blog I came across a list of "common anti-vaccination tropes" that originated in a 2012 paper by A. Kata. What's interesting is that nearly every argument could be used by an animal rights activist if you simply switch the word "vaccination" to "medicine". So: 1. I am not anti-medicine, I … Continue reading Similarity of Anti-Vaccination and Anti-Animal-Testing Arguments

Speaking of Research? Speak with Us

After a hugely successful 2012, Speaking of Research is setting its sights ever higher. Since it's inception in 2008, Speaking of Research has grown into the largest trafficked website explaining the important role of animals in medical research (last year alone our traffic more than doubled). Indeed WordPress informs me that we get over five … Continue reading Speaking of Research? Speak with Us