Animating Animal Research

The British Pharmacological Society and Understanding Animal Research have produced an animation explaining why animals are used in pharmacology. This under-three minute video is a great way of getting across the importance of animal research to those who are less aware of the science behind biomedicine. It's not the first animated video that we … Continue reading Animating Animal Research

Fish for Science

Back in February I wrote about the prominent  role of Zebrafish in the British Heart Foundation's Mending Broken Hearts campaign, an initiative that not only highlighted fascinating developments in regenerative medicine but also the degree to which the public attitude towards animal research has shifted in the past decade. One reason for the change in attitudes towards … Continue reading Fish for Science