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25 Mar 2015
Researchers have found that male mice trill startlingly intricate songs to beguile female mice—in much the same way as birds do.    It’s... +more
26 Feb 2015
Most vaccines work by inducing an immune response characterized by neutralizing antibodies against the respective pathogen. An effective HIV vaccine... +more
26 Jan 2015
References to Leprosy date from 4000 BC in ancient Egypt with numerous references to the disease in the Bible. In the fourth century, the disease... +more
26 Dec 2014
In the light of a new survey asking scientists about their experiences and emotions working with laboratory mice, UAR Policy and Communications... +more
04 Nov 2014
Head of Education and Outreach, John Meredith, considers the human cost of banning animal research. Two years ago, in June 2012, the Swiss... +more
01 Oct 2014
Chris Magee ponders Nazi Vegans, Stockholm and Ethics and in doing so proves Godwin’s Law: "As an online discussion grows longer, the... +more
01 Sep 2014
Bar Harbor, Maine -- A research team led by Jackson Laboratory Professor and Howard Hughes Investigator Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., has pinpointed a... +more
06 Aug 2014
The right tool for the job is important. A surgeon wouldn’t use a chainsaw when a scalpel offers more control. But sometimes the best treatments... +more
10 Jul 2014
Molecular microbiologists from the Keck School of Medicine of USC have discovered that mice lacking a specific component of the immune system are... +more
21 Jun 2014
Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain? That we do not have to worry much about how they are cared for or caught? Think again,... +more