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Improving cancer research begins with better use of cell cultures

09 - 08 - 2017

Improving cancer research begins with better use of cell cultures

A study released at the beginning of the year explains why inappropriate use of in vitro models (cell cultures) is a reason why...

the biomechanical properties of heart muscle fibres in vitro

02 - 23 - 2017

Heart-on-a-chip

Researchers have just developed...

3R : Reduction through sharing resource

01 - 13 - 2017

3R : Reduction through sharing resource

 Sharing tissues of animals stored in laboratories may prevent the use of new animals for in vitro studies. The...

How do mice help with the creation of in vitro human organs

11 - 22 - 2016

How do mice help with the creation of in vitro human organs

French (INSERM), North American and Australian researchers have for the first time succeeded...

A 3D cell culture model to help breast cancer research

10 - 28 - 2016

A 3D cell culture model to help breast cancer research

Researchers have developed a way to maintain mouse breast tissue in a lab...

 Experiments on primates : The 3Rs perfected

10 - 04 - 2016

Experiments on primates : The 3Rs perfected

The network of European primate centres EUPRIM-NETII is perfecting the 3Rs for primates, in order to best limit and supervise experiments...

The donation of cells to dispense animal models in research on bipolarity

08 - 10 - 2016

The donation of cells to dispense animal models in research on bipolarity

Bipolarity is characterized by mood swings and bouts of severe depression. It is a poorly understood condition that is badly treated....

The bill on the safety of chemicals wishes to protect the environment but also to decrease the occurrences of illnesses related to the consumption of chemicals (cancer, endocrinales disturbances ...)

06 - 27 - 2016

The Chemical industry advocates the appropriate use of animals

After two decades of work, the President of the United States has signed this Wednesday the 22nd of June an agreement on chemical...

Will technology one day replace the use of animals in research, just like it has started to rebuild the human brain © Musthaqsms/Pixabay
Laboratory mouse © Rama/Wikimedia Commons

06 - 13 - 2016

The animal model : a challenge for scientists !

The annual FELASA conference ( Federation for Laboratory Animal Science Associations) begins...