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Animals used in research in France in 2017

Institutions

06 - 12 - 2019

Animals used in research in France in 2017

The Ministry of Research has just published the 2017 statistical survey on animals used by research . The total number of animals used was 1.9...
Can well-being  be measured in macaques?

Animal welfare

06 - 11 - 2019

Can well-being be measured in macaques?

Relatively few primates are used in biomedical research *. However, they take part of studies in which their state of well-being can be degraded....
Publication of the report of the OPECST's hearing

Institutions

05 - 20 - 2019

Publication of the report of the OPECST's hearing

The Parliamentary Office for the Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Choices published the report of the hearing it organized on the 17th...
How to handle a mouse? Not that easy

Animal welfare

05 - 15 - 2019

How to handle a mouse? Not that easy

The mouse is the most used animal in research. Numerous scientific works have helped establish good practices for the manipulation of laboratory mice...
Improving in vitro studies of cancer cells

Alternative methods

05 - 13 - 2019

Improving in vitro studies of cancer cells

Currently most of the potential anticancer substances are selected using cancer cells in vitro before being studied in vivo in mouse models of these...