Non-animal breakthrough studies deadly blood clots

June 9, 2017

A team of researchers, composed of scientists from academia and industry, has created a model to study the intricate physiology of pulmonary thrombosis without using animals.

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Creating life-like human tissue in the lab

May 8, 2017

CAARE continually reviews scientific methods of research without using animals.  Now and again we are excited to see something truly innovative that shows important potential to replace animals.

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Editing the human genome to cure disease

April 8, 2017

The holy grail of genetic research is to cure disorders that arise from hereditary defects by directly repairing the gene errors that cause them.

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Liver-in-a-droplet. No kidding!

January 12, 2017

Twenty-first century science has been forever transformed by organs-on-chips, but the technology has only just begun to be tapped for its full potential.

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Moving into the next era with organs on chips

November 16, 2016

Last month proved to be an exciting month for progress in organs-on-chips. 

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Company advances replacing animals with 3D bioprinting

October 14, 2016

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Using artificial intelligence to develop and test new drugs

August 3, 2016

We are in the midst of a crisis in drug development. The average drug costs approximately $5 billion and takes 12 years to go from pre-clinical development to market.

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President signs watershed law to reduce chemical tests on animals

June 24, 2016

On Wednesday, June 22, President Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act into law after the bill passed both houses of Congress, a bill that will modernize chemical testing and reduce the use of animals.

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Sparing animals from radiation poisoning experiments

June 17, 2016

The threat of high dose radiation exposure is a terrifying. Not only does it wreak devastating, even lethal, effects upon the body, but there is currently no treatment.

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New kidney on a chip enhances drug safety

June 3, 2016

A new kidney-on-a-chip developed by scientists at the University of Michigan has proven superior to animal testing in assessing a drug’s influence on these vulnerable organs, which are responsible for filtering toxins from the blood.

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