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19 February 2019

In the 2018 Moshers single phase* CRACK IT Challenge £99,382 has been awarded to Rese


15 January 2019

This award, made through our CRACK IT Challenges programme, will support the development of a more human-relevant platform for DART testing.


17 December 2018

Could your organisation sponsor the next CRACK IT Challenge to improve R&D and reduce reliance on animal models?


09 October 2018

Researchers at the University of Naples Federico II have developed a non-invasive, cost efficient method to detect and identify potential pathogens


10 September 2018

This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.


07 September 2018

Researchers at Durham University have developed a semi-automated ‘continual trials’ approach for spontaneous object recognition tasks, in which an


30 August 2018

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a low cost, ex vivo porcine corneal model to rapidly assess ocular drug penetra


01 August 2018

The liver plays an important role in drug metabolism and is susceptible to injury, making drug-induced hepatoxicity a leading cause of attrition du


18 July 2018

This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.


05 March 2018

The LocoWhisk arena simultaneously measures locomotion and whisker movements, providing quantitative measures of rodent behaviour for basic researc


10 January 2018

Researchers from the University of Oxford have created a new approach to reduce the use of thousands of animals used annually for assessing the dev

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