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2013-03-12 12:24:14

Awards recognize reporting that has enhanced public understanding of biomedical research WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it is accepting entries for the 12(th) annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named after FBR's late chairman, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, honor professional journalists whose reporting has enhanced public understanding of how the humane and responsible use of animal...

2013-02-07 23:01:35

LabRoots ® (http://www.labroots.com) and the Veterinary Bioscience Institute (http://www.vetbiotech.com) are pleased to announce the second annual international BioConference Live (http://www.bioconferencelive.com) event on February 13th and 14th, 2013. Winstion Salem, NC (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 LabRoots ® (http://www.labroots.com) and the Veterinary Bioscience Institute (http://www.vetbiotech.com) are pleased to announce the second annual international BioConference Live...

2013-01-30 12:27:04

LONDON, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Campaign pioneers The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International celebrate after 20 years of activism After over 20 years of campaigning, ethical beauty retailer The Body Shop and non-profit organisation Cruelty Free International are finally celebrating the end to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe with the anticipated announcement that the import and sale of animal tested cosmetic...

2013-01-03 08:26:50

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a collaborative project between Revalesio and Dr. Kalipada Pahan at Rush University showed remarkable therapeutic activity of Revalesio's novel therapeutic RNS60 in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS). In a study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE, RNS60 halted disease progression (as measured by progressive limb paralysis), prevented inflammation in the brain and spinal column while also protecting against demyelination,...

2012-12-07 05:01:49

Dr. Szczepan Baran, invited speaker at the Swiss Laboratory Animal national meeting, presented on the topic of Rodent Laparoscopy Techniques. Winston Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The Swiss Laboratory Animal group (SGV) (http://www.sgv.uzh.ch/en/news/index.html) held their national meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on November 19th-20th. “The Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association was founded in 1987. Its aims are the promotion of laboratory animal science and the furthering...

2012-12-03 16:24:30

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) today announced that its early development facility located in Shanghai, China, has received a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Certificate from the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) of the People's Republic of China. The Covance facility in Shanghai provides nonclinical safety assessment, bioanalytical, in vivo pharmacology, and DMPK services. Since opening its early development facility in Shanghai in August...

2012-11-20 12:29:46

Two episodes in FBR Media's new television series Bench to Bedside(TM) have been nominated for three prestigious Emmy® Awards WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FBR Media announced today two episodes from its new television series Bench to Bedside(TM) have been nominated for three 2012 Midsouth Emmy® Awards. "Liviya's Story" received two nominations in the documentary/cultural and director/program categories. "Laura's Story" received a nomination in the public...

2012-11-16 12:21:27

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a non-profit laboratory, received the first annual Lush Training Prize during an award ceremony in London yesterday. The prize is a joint project between the global handmade cosmetics company and Ethical Consumer magazine. Designed to bring forward the date when products and chemicals are no longer tested on animals, the prize recognizes individuals or organizations who have excelled in...

2012-11-07 08:25:29

FBR Media reaches agreement with ABC Commercial for worldwide distribution of TV series WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FBR Media announced today it has reached an agreement with ABC Commercial, a division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, for worldwide distribution of the first season of its medical/scientific TV series, Bench to Bedside(TM). Bench to Bedside(TM) features real stories of inspirational people and animals living with serious illnesses and...

2012-10-23 11:21:34

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BASF SE, the world's leading chemical company, has provided U.S. based Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) with equipment critical to replacing the use of animals for eye irritation testing of certain chemicals. IIVS will place the units at each of its newly developed training laboratories in Xi'an, Beijing, and Guangzhou, China. With a long history in the development and use of non-animal methods, BASF...


Latest Animal testing Reference Libraries

The Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
2014-02-03 08:59:54

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) may also be referred to as the Mexican salamander or the Mexican walking fish. The Axolotl is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and although its common name may suggest it is a fish, it is an amphibian. Axolotl are found exclusively in Mexico. The species situates, near Mexico City, on the bottom of Xochimilco’s lakes. Unlike most salamanders, Axolotl keep its larval features throughout its entire life and very rarely ever emerge from water. A condition...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

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