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2014-01-22 23:23:03

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00am EST (16:00 GMT).

Reactions To Novel Drugs And Cosmetics Predicted With New Test
2013-05-28 10:07:48

A simple lab-based skin test which eliminates the risk of adverse reactions to new drugs, cosmetics and household chemicals has been developed by a Newcastle University, UK team.

2011-07-18 16:08:21

The Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund awarded The Hastings Center a $159,000 grant to explore the ethical, scientific, and legal issues on using animals in medical research and on the prospects for using alternatives to animal models.

2010-06-30 10:34:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its leadership in the optimization, validation and routine use of non-animal testing methods, The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), Inc. has been awarded the first Mark Twain Ethical Science Award.

2010-04-15 13:35:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Rodger Curren, co-founder and president of the Institute for In Vitro Sciences, has been appointed as a member of the newly re-organized ECVAM Science Advisory Committee (ESAC). Dr.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.