June 30, 2022 Chris Magee Sir Colin Blakemore, prominent neuroscientist, was born on June 1, 1944. He died of motor neurone disease on June 27, 2022, aged 78 Born in Stratford-upon-Avon on 1 June 1944, he was educated at King Henry VIII Schoolin Coventry and then won a state scholarship to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he gained a BA (first-class honours) … Continue reading Colin Blakemore, a scientist and early proponent of openness in animal research, passes away
A recent petition by animal rights group, For Life on Earth, asked scientists to justify their science. Dario Ringach gives them their reply.
Yesterday I learned some sad news via the Understanding Animal Research blog, that a young woman named Laura Cowell had died, succumbing to cystic fibrosis at the age of just 25. To see a life so full of promise end so prematurely is always sad, but what makes this death so gutting is that Laura … Continue reading Honoring a fallen hero in the struggle against Cystic Fibrosis and AR extremism
If you have watched any British TV channels in the past week or two, you may have seen the excellent ads produced by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as part of a major fundraising drive to support their new Mending Broken Hearts campaign. The Mending Broken Hearts campaign is a major new multidisciplinary initiative which … Continue reading A fish named Hope
A report on the Panel Debate on animal research (animal testing) at UCLA on February 2010
Panel Debate on Perspectives on the Science and Ethics of Animal-Based Research