Animal Researchers' Emotional Blackmail
NOVEMBER 14, 2009
Here's a succinct letter to the editor that summarizes the emotional blackmail propogated by animal researchers. The million dollar ad campaign by the Foundation for Biomedical Research (“Critical research,” Nov. Tags: animal research drug companies medical research How stupid do they think we are?
Animal Research Scientists Sponsor Billboards
MAY 5, 2011
animal researchWell, you know how they are.going for the emotion and oversimplifying the issue. Certainly not showing what they do, how they are funded and how the licensing of their "altruistic" work nets them a tidy sum. This billboard poses the issue as an either/or.save the child or the rat. Bullshit. It's not that simple. Please.
More Criticism of Animal Research
APRIL 13, 2010
More criticism of the quality of animal research. Here is the Editor of "New Scientist" who suppports animal research, BUT he points out the terrible quality of the research and reliability of the results. It really hurts the scientific community's arguments that animal research saves lives.
Yale Animal Researchers Complain About Paperwork
MARCH 4, 2010
Yale animal researchers complain that all these darn regulations for animal welfare are creating too much paperwork. Tags: Yale animal research Oh waaaaa! insert crying baby here).
Government Grants for Animal Research
APRIL 2, 2009
If you really want to ruin your day, visit this web page with a list of government grants involving animal research. It has a list of grant applications, researchers and details on the actual studies. Tags: animal experimentation animal research military medical research us Not pretty.
Serious Problems with Quality of Animal Research
JANUARY 23, 2010
The writer of this Guardian article supports animal research, but admits there are many problems with the research itself. His arguments are not based on humane treatment of the animals, but whether these studies are even properly conducted. Tags: animal research
University of British Columbia Has Extensive Animal Research Program
SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
The writer is from Stop UBC Animal Research, so there is a bias. Tags: canada british columbia animal research But, still, an informative overview.
Lots of Deaths in Animal Research Facilities
MARCH 18, 2010
Tags: Charles River Laboratories animal research USDA
Student Researcher Says "Hooray for Animal Research"
OCTOBER 13, 2009
Freeman says that the most difficult thing he has encountered so far in his research comes not from the lab, but from people’s attitudes about animal testing. Interesting that animal research is not cruel or inhumane because it benefits US. Does it benefit the animals? Listen to this. Diet (eat less!),
Dane County Debates Wisconsin Animal Research
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
Not sure anything will come of this, but Dane County is turning its attention to the primate research going on at University of Madison-Wisconsin. WISC-TV has learned that a public debate on the ethics of monkey research will be held on campus in March, keeping alive a touchy campus debate that's been brewing for years.
Some Groups that Still Support Animal Research
SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
From PETA's Animal Times (I tore out the page and there's no date anymore.but it was 2009). Komen Foundation *British Heart Foundation *World Cancer Research Fund I can't tell you all what I do for a living because it's kind of sensitive, but let's just say that my unit has had dealings with Susan G.
Animal Researchers Promote Sob Stories
OCTOBER 12, 2009
I don't support animal research and I have no sympathy for animal researchers. I don't believe they want an honest dialogue about what they are doing to animals. I don't believe they are "brave" for "standing up" to animal rights activists. I would never advocate violence against a researcher.
Animal Research Booming in State of Victoria
JUNE 25, 2009
Animals for research purposes are coming from municipal shelters, breeders and the greyhound trade. In 2007, 394 dogs died during procedures for canine and human research. None of the animal shelters contacted by the Herald Sun have come across ex-research dogs in need of a home. From the Herald Sun.
PETA Leads Anti-Animal Research Protest at University of Utah
NOVEMBER 22, 2009
This protest comes after an undercover PETA investigator collected evidence of alleged animal abuse in the University laboratories. Tags: animal research utah medical research PETA
Tensions Mount over University of Florida Animal Research
OCTOBER 9, 2010
Not sure I agree with posting the researcher's photo. Wonder if that could get activists into trouble under AETA (Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.) Animal rights activists are targeting a University of Florida researcher for his role in experiments on primates — even though he says he doesn't personally conduct animal research.
Putting a Happy Face on Utah's Animal Research Program
FEBRUARY 27, 2010
PETA's undercover investigation showed some really questionable practices going on in the University of Utah's animal research program. Here, the Salt Lake Tribune tries to smooth things over by showing the "happy side, " by talking about the research subjects that end up being adopted. What if an animal doesn't make it through?
AVMA Reveals Itself As Apologist for Animal Research
AUGUST 8, 2009
They have paying members that are part of the animal research industry itself. Cleverly, they also emphasize how many "animals" are saved by animal research. Wouldn't Fluffy die without all the benefits of animal testing? Tags: animal experimentation animal research primates avma
Welsh Report Shows Increased Animal Research at Cardiff University
AUGUST 2, 2010
Here's an article about an increase in animal experiments at Cardiff University in Wales. According to a Wales on Sunday investigation, the number of animals used at Cardiff has risen by 13 percent since 2006. Tags: universities animal experimentation UK animal research wales cardiff university
More Federal Stimulus Money Used for Animal Research
APRIL 11, 2010
Tags: animal research Obama University of North Carolina federal stimulus
Exposing the Pharmaceutical Industry's Interest in Animal Research
AUGUST 10, 2009
Big pharma is also involved in promoting animal research for its own benefit. It claims that it must research on animals in order to save people, but then charges such high costs for drugs to these same people that many, even in the rich country of the US, must forego them and risk their lives.
Animal Research Grants a Waste of Taxpayer Money
MARCH 14, 2010
President Obama promised to eliminate wasteful government spending; funding for animal research is one area that is overdue for reform. Each year, millions of cats, dogs, non-human primates and other animals suffer and die in research laboratories. Tags: animal research Obama Gundl Bhutani Sarasota.
Biomedical Foundation Launches Campaign to Show Animal Research is Grrrrrrreat!
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today it has launched a one-year national animal research education campaign. Since 2004, public support for humane animal research to advance human and animal health has fallen 10 points. From their press release.such BS.
Animal Researchers Use Billboards to Promote Themselves
OCTOBER 29, 2009
The "brave" animal researchers are taking their argument to the public and bypassing animal right activists. a billboard funded by the Foundation for Biomedical Research. Thanks to animal research, you won't." Let's discuss the research. Tags: animal experimentation medical research
EU Bans Use of Great Apes in Animal Research
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
Europe banned the use of great apes in animal testing Wednesday as part of drastically tightened rules to scale back the number of animals used in scientific research. And they must work at "reducing levels of pain inflicted on animals.". Tags: chimpanzees europe animal research apes primates From the AFP.
What if the Public Truly Probed Animal Research Funding?
OCTOBER 8, 2009
It's in response to the arrest of Yale animal technician Raymond Clark for the murder of Annie Le, but makes some important points about animal research. No wonder the research community wraps a "saves lives" cloak around its work whether falsified journal articles or Larson's "speech" studies. For how many years?
USDA Has Meat Animal Research Center
APRIL 11, 2009
Here it is.the US Meat Animal Research Center. Good site to visit to see what they're up to. Obviously, all the pictures will probably be nice and clean.
Sri Lanka Attempts to Establish Animal Research Guidelines
JANUARY 25, 2010
Last Monday (January 18, 2010), this country reached a milestone with regard to animal research when a booklet on the ‘Guidelines for Ethics Review of Research Proposals Involving Animals in Sri Lanka’, was launched at a simple ceremony held at the Colombo Medical Faculty presided over by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Prof.
Settlement Forces Animal Research Facilities to Disclose More
JULY 6, 2009
Animal research facilities will be required to disclosee more information online about their experiments under a court settlement signed Wednesday by the Humane Society of the United States and the Agriculture Department. Tags: animal experimentation animal research humane society USDA medical research
Read an Analysis of Slate's Animal Research Series
JUNE 9, 2009
Animal Person , someone who is clearly smarter than me, has a great analysis about the recent "Pepper" series in Slate about animal research. At least he didn't try to make me feel happy or warm and fuzzy about animal research. Animal Person points out this comment made by Daniel Engber, the author.
West Virginia University to Build Animal Research Lab
MARCH 6, 2010
million dollar research lab. And research for drug development, which means more MONEY and JOBS! The new facility is expected to result in 253 additional permanent jobs on the WVU campus, including 13 directly in the animal quarters and 240 in biomedical research laboratories around the Health Sciences Center.
Animal Welfare Concerns May Be Influencing UK Animal Research
MARCH 14, 2012
This article in the Herald Tribune claims that animal rights is winning out over animal research. UK laboratories animal rights medical researchI would take the article with a grain of salt. I've read the same on the other side. It depends on who's writing the article of course.I
LA Times "Rodent of the Week" Simply PR for Animal Research
APRIL 4, 2010
Rodent of the Week" supposedly highlights the "good things" that come out of animal research. But even this peppy little piece discusses the weaknesses of animal research. Tags: Los Angeles animal research Here's a weird little piece I came across. Clearly, a PR instrument. So why not just end it?
PETA to Run Billboards Against the University of Washington's Animal Research
JUNE 17, 2011
I live in Seattle and, while I don't always agree with PETA, I hate the UW's animal research practices. I don't believe these animals get the quality of care they deserve for the suffering they undergo. If you "humanize" the animal and grow attached, how can you conduct experiments on it? They are so polarizing.
Growing Number of Scientists Question Animal Research
APRIL 4, 2009
The feud between animal rights activists and researchers is among the bitterest in science. But many researchers - although adamant that animal research remains critical to finding cures and expanding medical knowledge - have come to concede that using creatures as human stand-ins is unnecessary for many procedures.
Activists Continue to Target UC Animal Researchers
OCTOBER 6, 2008
California recently passed a law protecting animal researchers from animal activists. These animals are denied movement and cut open for his insane, unscientific studies. All the vivisectors and anyone assisting in this sadism at UC Berkeley (researchers, post-docs) shall consider themselves an appropriate target.
Activists Again Target UCLA Over Animal Research
OCTOBER 9, 2008
This time, they've slipped unfired shotgun shells into the tailpipes of some UCLA vans. As today began (oct 6 2008) we caught up with a couple of your currently popular vanpools. In two different locales, using small wooden rods we slipped unfired shotgun shells into the mufflers by way of the tailpipes of two of your vans.
RSPCA Collects 68,000 Signatures Supporting an End to Animal Research
SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
I really believe the more people learn about what research animals go through, the more common decency becomes a factor. But how many animal research supporters (non-scientists) actually step into a room and observe an experiment? How many of them actually see these animals in the labs? It upsets them.
A Place to Look For Animal Research News
AUGUST 12, 2009
Tags: animal testing
University of Iowa Animal Lab Goes Underground
JUNE 18, 2009
million for an underground vivarium that will house University of Iowa animal research laboratories. The 35,000-square-foot facility would connect the Medical Education Research Facility and Carver Biomedical Research Building on the west side of campus. Poor, poor long-suffering animal researchers. A Nov.
Interview with VP of PETA's Laboratory Investigations
JULY 4, 2010
Tags: animal research PETA