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Re-Thinking Preclinical Research

How efficient is it really to exclude individual variability, context sensitivity and plurality of causes from lab models?

by Elena Rocca

Faith in medical research has decreased recently. 625 more words

Disease Modelling

Animals are still used in gruesome stroke research | Cruelty Free International



Lab research is a moral and ethical minefield. Many will correctly argue that, without using animals in research, we would not have discovered many of the cures and treatment methods we have now. 218 more words


A grisly discovery prompts a fifty year campaign, part two

By Sharon St Joan

This is one of a series of stories about the early days of the animal welfare movement in India.

To read part one first, click… 985 more words

Tales Of India

Walk-O-Rama: This Just In...Friend Dissed for Chance to See Chimps

Sometimes, as we all know by now, emails can be taken out of context.  What may sound like a promised plan to the receiver might well have been intended as a mere potential suggestion by the sender. 381 more words


Do Model Animals Tell Us Anything about Human Aging?

I wrote a tiny report on the pluses and minuses of using model  animals in aging research.

Using model animals in gerontological studies has yielded an enormous wealth of useful information about the mechanisms of human aging and longevity. 2,795 more words