Research Roundup: Monkeys and face recognition, animals advance AI, sugar to treat heart disease, 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: Monkeys and face recognition, animals advance AI, sugar to treat heart disease, and more!

ERV blogs on GMO Herpes vs severe cancer pain

As gene therapy emerges as one of the hottest areas of medical research, one thing that is striking is how it employs viruses - sometimes very nasty viruses - to deliver the gene to where it is needed in the human body. Yesterday virologist Abbie Smith discussed another excellent example of this on the ERV blog … Continue reading ERV blogs on GMO Herpes vs severe cancer pain

AR groups winning hollow PR victories

Animal Rights groups like PETA and HSUS have been trumpeting the latest PR victories by animal rights campaigners - but what's behind these "success stories"? The first "victory" for AR groups, recently touted by PeTA, was a ban on animal testing put in place by the small country of San Marino. However, let us put … Continue reading AR groups winning hollow PR victories