It is no secret that activist groups regularly aim for mainstream news coverage by producing sensationalized and misinformed stories about laboratory animals. Like other topics in science that are generally not well understood, animal research can be a relatively easy target for misrepresentation. This is particularly true when such stories are met with little challenge … Continue reading Speaking Up: Who Does ‘No Comment’ Work For?
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) recently started to broadcast the following one minute video clip, entitled "Larry's Story", of why researchers do what they do, and why animal research is crucial for their work. It is a great step to see FBR showing the human side of researchers - ordinary people trying hard to … Continue reading Personal Touches – Scientists speak from the heart
For a long time YouTube has been the home of animal rights activists showing montages of outdated experiments in an attempt to misrepresent current research. However times are changing and so I'm going to take a moment to show you a few of the videos which support research and the researchers on the web. Speaking … Continue reading Pro-Research message starts to spread across YouTube