Waking up the Neighbors: A Neighborhood Response to Animal Rights Extremism

In previous posts, we've highlighted¬†revolting new tactics by AR extremists, including the targeting of students and young scientists. Some animal rights extremists envision a future where the nation's brightest students and talented scientists must live in fear for the safety of themselves and their families. ¬†As for what such war would look like, some of … Continue reading Waking up the Neighbors: A Neighborhood Response to Animal Rights Extremism

Coverage of the Pro-Test for Science rally 2010

Media Coverage of the Pro-Test for Science 2010 Rally, which attracted hundreds of supporters to the UCLA campus.

A Curious Tale: Researchers and their Animals

Below is an account of how one researcher (Scicurious from the Neurotopia blog) views her animals, and the lengths she goes to ensure their welfare. Although such relationships vary from researcher to researcher, this account is almost certainly one which many researchers and animal care technicians will sympathise with. Scicurious (blogging pseudonym) is currently a … Continue reading A Curious Tale: Researchers and their Animals

ScienceBlogs fight for Research

In the run up to a Panel Discussion on animal testing, animal rights extremists threatened to harass a researcher's children at school, provoking widespread outrage by scientific bloggers across the world.