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Researchers are racing to develop new coronavirus vaccines and treatments, but many of them are running into a problem — a shortage of monkeys
During his laboratory days, Mercury worked in a project designed to make life better for other animals
Some dogs aren’t as lucky as Cleveland and they contract tick-borne diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease
Elmer powered through because wonderful biomedical researchers developed chemotherapy treatments that not only benefit human lives but also animal lives
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Yes – animal research benefits animals, too
Maggie started life as a purpose bred laboratory cat. This means that, if animal research wasn’t around, she wouldn’t be either. Her travels started in 1997 at the University of Georgia where she was placed on a study that could help save the elephants at Kruger National Park in Africa
The race to vaccinate the country is on
Jordan picked out her puppy and named him Big Jack
Today I’m happy to report the kitty with a purr that can brighten anyone’s day is happy and healthy once again
A veterinary school student welcomes a visitor – a Dalmatian that’s part of a group brought in from an animal shelter to be spayed and neutered so they could be adopted
The vaccine candidate proved effective at preventing COVID-19 in trial volunteers who had no prior known SARS-CoV-2 infection
The world lost a champion for animal research on Oct. 29. Retired ice hockey player Travis Roy passed away from complications of surgery. Roy was just a few seconds into his first game as a freshman forward for the Boston University Terriers in October 1995 when he...
ECMO, ventilators and transplant techniques saved the lives of a man in his 60s and a woman in her 20s
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, animal models are part of every drug and vaccine being developed. Animal rights groups are touting vaccines in development such as Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine because they claim these types of vaccines bypassed animal testing....
Actor and comedian Amy Schumer has always been known for her honest and raw humor which she also carries into her personal life. Recently, Schumer opened up on social media about her current struggle with infertility and her hopes of having a second child. She posted...
– By Nelia Dashiell and Eva Maciejewski Recently, the FBR team did some research and discovered a recurring theme in our most popular blog posts over the years, including “How Animal Research Helps Pets,” “Three Major Pet Medications Developed with Animal Testing,”...
On Thursday, December 19, 2019, the FDA announced the approval of Ervebo, the first FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of the Ebola virus disease. The new vaccine protects against the Zaire species of Ebola virus, which is responsible for more than 11,000 deaths...