Animal Experiments at George Mason University

PETA is pulling back the curtain on taxpayer-funded animal experiments at George Mason University (GMU) to reveal violations. Official Animal Welfare Concerns at GMU GMU, which includes the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, has used an untold number of animals—including elephant shrews, mice, and rats—in experiments. Unlike most publicly funded animal testing facilities in Virginia, […]

Alternatives to animal experiments are shaping the future of science

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block For years our undercover investigations at U.S. animal research laboratories have helped to raise awareness about the immense animal suffering caused by animal testing and experimentation. Pregnant rabbits are force-fed toxic pesticides. Cats have their spinal cords damaged and are forced to run on treadmills. Rats are placed in […]

US lawmakers seek probe of how Elon Musk’s brain chip venture oversees animal experiments

By Rachael Levy WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers will ask regulators to investigate whether the make-up of a panel overseeing animal testing at Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup Neuralink contributed to botched and rushed experiments. U.S. House Representatives Earl Francis Blumenauer and Adam Schiff, both Democrats, have signed a draft letter to the U.S. Department of […]

Australia could soon be at the forefront of alternatives to animal testing

Ed Brackenreg’s biomedical start-up Codex Research has set itself an ambitious target. “Our goal is to achieve a future one day, at some point, where no-one will bother with any animal experiments anymore,” he says. As testimony through the New South Wales government’s parliamentary inquiry into the use of primates and other animals in medical […]

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