August 2016

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Four NC3Rs-funded scientists have been awarded funding under our public engagement scheme. The researchers will showcase their work through a variety...
Millions of laboratory animals are killed each year worldwide, either because their organs or tissues are required, because a humane endpoint has...
In her blog this month, our Chief Executive Dr Vicky Robinson discusses our ongoing collaboration with the Association of the British Pharmaceutical...
The 2016 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of four Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors. This year the competition is...
An Edinburgh based team are archiving stem cells from patients with bipolar disorder so that they can be shared with scientists worldwide to help...
The emotional state of an animal is a key indicator of its welfare and many researchers now use a variety of approaches to better understand the...
Further funding for new approaches to reduce reliance on animals in research and improve animal welfare will ensure that the UK’s scientific...
A recent publication describes a novel approach to assessing the palatability of new drugs using the amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum instead of...
A study, published in the journal Cell, describes organoids of colorectal cancer derived from the patients’ own tissue. The creation of organoids, 3D...

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