A bad week for medical research in Italy – but science is fighting back!

The approval on Wednesday by the Italian Chamber of Deputies of the amendments to directive 2010/63/EU - referred to as Article 13 - was a very sad day for science in Italy (and there have been far to many of these lately). While some of the provisions in Article 13 are quite innocuous, even rather pointless … Continue reading A bad week for medical research in Italy – but science is fighting back!

New UK Animal Research Law is a Victory for Animals and Scientists

As the science correspondent of a top UK newspaper said to me earlier this year “Call me cynical, but there are very few things that kill a story quite like having “EU Directive” in the title.” He was referring of course to the snappily-titled “Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of … Continue reading New UK Animal Research Law is a Victory for Animals and Scientists