29 Jul 2019
There are animals out there with unique phenotypes that could yield insight into human health and disease. Meet three such fishes from waters around... +more
03 Jun 2019
A synthetic, non-intoxicating analogue of cannabidiol (CBD) is effective in treating seizures in rats, according to research by chemists at the... +more
06 May 2019
The welfare of animals used in research is very important. There  are good ethical, scientific, legal and economic reasons for making sure that... +more
29 Mar 2019
ICLAS Laboratory Animal Science Training Fellowship Awards in Europe The ICLAS European Regional Committee announces three training fellowship... +more
28 Mar 2019
Does sugar directly feed cancers, boosting their growth? The answer seems to be 'Yes' at least in mice according to a study led by researchers at... +more
11 Mar 2019
The jerboa, says developmental biologist Kimberly Cooper, is the closest thing to a mouse that doesn’t look like a mouse. Other rodents like rats... +more
25 Feb 2019
Imagine cells that can move through your brain, hunting down cancer and destroying it before they themselves disappear without a trace. Scientists... +more
18 Feb 2019
Scientists continue to find evidence linking Type 2 diabetes with Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia and the seventh leading cause... +more
11 Feb 2019
A species of fish, the cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus), responds to its reflection and attempts to remove marks on its body during the mirror... +more
10 Dec 2018
The number of protected animals used in scientific research has declined again in 2017, according to statistics posted by the U.S. Department of... +more