Italians rally behind ill girl threatened by animal rights extremists: #Iostoconcaterina

2013 was a tough year for science in Italy, witnessing the theft by animal rights extremists of animals from a medical research laboratory in Milan and the passing by the Italian Parliament of a law that threatens the future of medical research in Italy. But it has also been the year when scientists in Italy … Continue reading Italians rally behind ill girl threatened by animal rights extremists: #Iostoconcaterina

Speaking of 2013: A year in summary

As another year for Speaking of Research has passed it seems only appropriate to spend a moment looking back.Animal research is important because of its contributions to human and animal health. In 2013 we saw a promising clinical trial for epidermolysis bullosa (EB), the development of pluripotent human stem cells from cloned human skinĀ  cells, … Continue reading Speaking of 2013: A year in summary