Research Roundup: Preventing macular degeneration blindness; A vaccine to the bio-terrorism toxin ricin and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: Preventing macular degeneration blindness; A vaccine to the bio-terrorism toxin ricin and more!

Research Roundup: Alzheimer’s “cocktail” developed in mice shows promise; Treatment for urinary incontinence receives a “green light” and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: Alzheimer’s “cocktail” developed in mice shows promise; Treatment for urinary incontinence receives a “green light” and more!

Understanding US Annual Reports on Number of Animals in Research

Allyson J. Bennett & Alanna Brownell Psychology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison Nonhuman animals play an essential role in our understanding of systems that are key to health and disease in humans and other animals. Basic discoveries about physiological, neural, genetic, immunological, and other systems serve as the foundation for advances in medicine, including treatment and … Continue reading Understanding US Annual Reports on Number of Animals in Research

Research Roundup: Potential new treatment for childhood leukemia; innovative solution for advancement of cardiovascular treatments and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: Potential new treatment for childhood leukemia; innovative solution for advancement of cardiovascular treatments and more!

Speaking of Research Year in Review 2018

It's been a great year for Speaking of Research. Visits to the website rose 6% to break new records in 2018, with more new content added than in any previous year. It is not just web traffic which saw an increase, our media work also increased in 2018, as we worked closely with outlets including … Continue reading Speaking of Research Year in Review 2018

How transgenic mice are radically transforming science and medicine

by Juan Carlos Marvizon, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, UCLA Many of my scientists colleagues are thrilled about these new techniques. They represent the convergence of decades of work in areas as diverse as molecular biology, protein chemistry, cellular biology, neuroscience, microbiology, virology and animal behavior. They are likely to be applied to humans in the near … Continue reading How transgenic mice are radically transforming science and medicine

Research Roundup: Dietary sugar may prevent beneficial bacteria growth; e-bandage speeds up wound healing and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: Dietary sugar may prevent beneficial bacteria growth; e-bandage speeds up wound healing and more!