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Science fact not fiction needed to stop the rise of the mutants

New UK Government figures released today show that more than two-thirds of ALL animal experiments involve the use and creation of genetically modified (GM) animals. The National Anti-Vivisection Society...

Plans to close GM mouse lab due to “changing scientific landscape”

The National Anti-Vivisection Society has welcomed news that the Medical Research Council plans to close Harwell Institute’s Mouse Genetics Unit in Oxford due to “the changing scientific landscape”. It...

Public support for kinder research, as opposition to using animals grows

With a new report showing growing support for a move away from using animals in research, the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is calling on the UK Government, and industry, to listen and act. Released...

A million FEWER animal tests in Britain since World Day for Laboratory Animals launched in 1979

Ahead of the 40th anniversary of World Day for Laboratory Animals on 24 April, the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is highlighting that one million fewer animal tests are conducted in British...

Animals dying in British labs through errors in basic care.

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is calling on the Home Office to urgently tackle the growing number of incidents involving researchers and their staff in British laboratories who fail...

Animals used in UK labs 50 PER CENT HIGHER than first reported.

New government figures, released due to the requirements of the EU Directive on animal experiments, have revealed that the number of animals used for research in UK laboratories is nearly 50% higher (1.8...

Time to end lab animal secrecy and the hidden suffering of millions.

Campaigners call for greater transparency to facilitate adoption of advanced non-animal methods. Home Office figures released today reveal that 3,721,744 mice, fish, rabbits, dogs, rats,...

Life sciences strategy criticised for failure to recognise importance of non-animal technologies.

Chair of House of Lords Committee patron of pro-animal research charity.

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has been criticised by the National Anti-Vivisection Society...

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