September 15, 2022 Sangy Panicker Just as starting assumptions matter, words matter. Why? Because language shapes discourse, dialogue, understanding, and opinion. Hence, accurate terms and terminology are critical. And what does this mean in the context of animal research? It means dropping tired old labels and phrases in favor of more apt ones. Continuing to … Continue reading Words matter
September 7th 2022 Scientists, educators, and students are returning to school this month. Across university campuses, researchers welcome the next generation of scientists as they continue studies to advance knowledge and contribute to society by delivering new understanding of the universe. For some scientists and educators this means research to understand health and disease, with … Continue reading Scientists reject PETA’s blithe disregard for human rights
First published in 2012, Speaking of Research's bingo game remains evergreen. As we wrote then: Have you ever sat and listened to an animal rights activist speaking – on TV or a live debate – while you desperately grip your chair to stop yourself leaping out of your seat to challenge their every nonsense claim. … Continue reading Evergreen: Bingo!
August 1, 2022 Allyson J. Bennett, Amanda M. Dettmer, Justin A. Varholick Vegans are often defined as anyone who does not eat any food derived from animals and does not use any animal products. This means that they are also often opposed to the use of animals for research and testing of medicines, vaccines, and … Continue reading What should a vegan do about vaccinations?
July 19, 2022 Speaking of Research, founded in 2008, encourages everyone to play a role in communication, dialogue, and education about animal research. For some, public outreach and advocacy are a natural extension of their work. For others, time and energy can be a barrier. The questions might be: Where do I start? Are there materials … Continue reading Are you Speaking of (Animal) Research?
Dr. Jerry Vlasak, Who Has Repeatedly Proposed Killing Scientists, Seeks to Inspire the Next Generation of Animal Activists July 15, 2022 Americans for Medical Progress Animal rights extremist Dr. Jerry Vlasak resurfaced earlier this summer to take part in a workshop hosted by Animal Activism Mentorship (AAM), a group which seeks to educate and influence … Continue reading An Extreme Voice from the Past Resurfaces
Senator Booker had a photo-op with Direct Action Everywhere, an animal activist group that wantonly promotes and engages in burglary and theft of research animals.
March 25, 2022 Allyson J. Bennett, Amanda M. Dettmer In a new report, Science writer Cathleen O'Grady provides a thought-provoking look at abuse directed at scientists. Her report focuses on COVID-19 scientists and includes stunning new survey data. O'Grady connects the dots to other areas of science, like animal research and climate change, where scientists … Continue reading New report on scientists “In the line of fire”