#Evergreen: It’s Back to School Time – Time for Institutions to Step Up

September 6, 2022 As students return to college campuses this month, many are eager to embark on new research opportunities, or to pick up where they left off last year. Likewise, their research mentors are eagerly anticipating the start of a new academic year. Much of this anticipation is rooted in training the next generation … Continue reading #Evergreen: It’s Back to School Time – Time for Institutions to Step Up

Swiss overwhelmingly reject anti-animal research legislation

February 15th 2022 Switzerland has rejected, for the fourth time since 1985, a ballot initiative that would ban animal testing. Nearly 80% of voters said no to the motion (popular initiative). The percentage of voters opposed was higher than previous votes, including: 1985 (70% against), 1992 (56% against) and 1993 (72% against). We join others … Continue reading Swiss overwhelmingly reject anti-animal research legislation

Computer models are not replacing animal research, and probably never will

January 7th 2020 Juan Carlos Marvizon, Ph.D. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles The buzz is everywhere when animal research is mentioned: experiments in animals are outdated because computer models and other modern techniques are replacing them. For example, you may have heard statements like these: “Researchers have developed a … Continue reading Computer models are not replacing animal research, and probably never will