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A beagle, a dog breed often used for animal research

12 - 02 - 2015

Retirement for lab animals

You may think that animals used for scientific purposes never leave the la alive. But it’s wrong! In France, associations have taken on the...

2015 OPAL-FRANCOPA symposium on alternative methods

11 - 10 - 2015

Symposium: what role for alternative methods?

The scientific community is interested in alternative methods that could replace animal testing. This is why OPAL, associated with the FRANCOPA...

2015 FRANCOPA-OPAL symposium on alternative methods

11 - 04 - 2015

2015 symposium on alternative methods

The scientific community is interested in alternative methods to animal research. Stem cells, 3D bioimpressions, bioinformatics,...

Diagram of the digestive system (stomach, liver, intestines, etc.)

11 - 03 - 2015

An in vitro model of the human liver

The liver plays a vital role in the processing and disposal of chemicals, making it one of the most targeted organs in toxicology tests. As an...

 2015 Interpharma Animal Welfare Report

10 - 23 - 2015

Switzerland: Animal welfare and the pharmaceutical industry

Animal testing is an essential step in the development and control of new drugs. In Switzerland, the pharmaceutical industry has decided to...

Interpharma 2015 report

10 - 20 - 2015

The pharmaceutical industry and animal welfare

Animal testing is an essential step in the development and control of new drugs. Therefore Swiss pharmaceutical industries have...

United States Department of Agriculture, USDA

08 - 18 - 2015

Guide to primate accommodation

How to enrich the environment of research animals? To address the issue, the Department of Agriculture of the United States (...

"On the trail of the great apes" an exhibit by the natural history museum

08 - 14 - 2015

On the trail of the great apes

The national Natural history museum in Paris is devoting an ...

rhesus macaque

07 - 20 - 2015

Documentary: Primates in laboratories

The documentary Inside the monkey lab, directed by the channel VICE News, shows backstage scenes of a Dutch research centre that experiments on ...

Thierry Galli

07 - 10 - 2015

Pursuing animal research?

In an editorial published by the international journal...