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Budding researchers gather at Veterinary Scholars Symposium

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Hundreds of veterinary students who spent the summer conducting mentored biomedical research as part of the Veterinary Scholars Program came together in early August to share their findings.

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Biomedical Foundation Launches Campaign to Show Animal Research is Grrrrrrreat!

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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.

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Investigation Demanded for Southwest Lab

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SAEN) is calling for an investigation of Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research in San Antonio, TX. Stop Animal Exploitation Now!

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Animal Researchers' Emotional Blackmail

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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. From the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, WA. 10) is public relations at its worst.

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Good News for the Alamagordo Chimps!

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Bill Richardson on Thursday the chimps will not be transferred to a San Antonio, Texas, facility until the National Academy of Sciences reviews policies on using chimpanzees in biomedical research. Richardson spokeswoman Alarie Ray-Garcia says that's expected to postpone the transfer for about two years.

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Animal Researchers Use Billboards to Promote Themselves

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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." I for one welcome them coming out of the woodwork and forcing animal research into the public forum.

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Humane Society Calls for Refuge for 9 Chimps

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The animals have not been and are not currently being accessed for biomedical research,” Rowell said." Jeff Rowell, NIRC director, in an e-mail Wednesday} "said the nine remaining animals are being housed as a family group at the center with access to indoor-outdoor caging. Interesting. Let's make this as clinical as possible.