February 25th, 2022 The Daily Beast reported yesterday that the notorious anti-animal research group, White Coat Waste Project (WCWP), is under scrutiny for illegal activity. WCWP is a conservative organization that spearheaded a misinformation campaign against Dr. Anthony Fauci last fall, as reported in The Washington Post in November. WCWP also has strong connections to … Continue reading White Coast Waste in Hot Water
PETA doesn’t think this woman deserves to see
Decades of animal research have led to restored vision in a woman who previously suffered from toxic optic neuropathy 16 years ago. PETA and WCW think she should remain blind.
#Evergreen: Is Animal Research Worth the Expense?
February 26th 2021 The US has tragically surpassed 500,000 COVID-19 related deaths this week. At this juncture, it is worth reflecting on the historical context that got us here. We have written about the leadership failure and the sidelining of science during the pandemic in the Trump administration. We have also detailed the irresponsible behavior … Continue reading #Evergreen: Is Animal Research Worth the Expense?
Is Animal Research Worth the Expense?
Certain government lobby groups, such as the White Coat Waste (WCW) Project, appear intent on casting scientists (the “white coats”) and the importance of their scientific work in a disparaging light. By focusing only on what they refer to as "wasted taxpayer money", they ignore the very real scientific and human health progress that results … Continue reading Is Animal Research Worth the Expense?