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Designing football helmets based on science, not animals tests

March 24, 2016

Sometimes, a predicament can provoke progressive change. 

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New mini-brains have maxi capabilities to replace animals

February 22, 2016

We have entered a new era in cell culture technology, in which scientists can grow three-dimensional cultures that form “organoids” – miniaturized structures resembling their full-grown counterparts in key areas of structure and function.

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EPA enters partnership to reduce animal tests

February 15, 2016

The EPA has announced it will partner with Singapore's A*STAR to co-develop sophisticated methods for assessing chemical safety without using animals.

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What breathes and bleeds, but doesn't suffer or feel pain?

January 27, 2016

At the center of the expanding industry in non-animal technologies are the pioneering companies using innovative technology to develop and design these methods.

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The case of the vanishing mice

January 9, 2016

Some 70 percent of medical studies do not adequately report the number of animals used in experiments.

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Putting a face on precision medicine

December 20, 2015

Dramatic cures are rare, but when then occur, they often provide insight into what the future of medicine holds possible.

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First animal-free platform screens drugs for kidney injury

November 16, 2015

A new breakthrough in toxicity detection has led to the first animal-free screening platform that accurately predicts the danger of drugs and other compounds on the human kidney.

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Printing human organs from cellular ink

October 30, 2015

Another new technology is poised to supersede using animals in the laboratory.

The impressive field of 3D bioprinting has resulted in the creation of functional human tissues, like nerve, heart and bone, which can be used for research and numerous clinical applications.

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Lab grown kidneys test drugs without animals and more!

October 19, 2015

2015 may be considered The Year of the Lab-Grown Organ. Multiple investigators have bio-engineered sophisticated and advanced organoid models from human cells to replicate the function and anatomy of the brain, heart, and liver, among others. But the kidneys have presented special challenges. 

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New advance in cancer research without animals

October 9, 2015

Cancer treatments developed using animals have consistently had a high failure rate. Less than 8% of treatments that are effective in animal models show similar success in human clinical cancer trials.

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