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Animal Defenders International (ADI)
Asociacion Nacional para la defensa de los animales (ANDA)
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Fondation Brigitte Bardot
Global Action in the Interest of Animals (GAIA)
Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals
Joint Research Center
Lega Anti Vivisezione (LAV)
Menschen für Tierrechte
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Organ on chip
Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Schweizer Tierschutz STS
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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
Animal Defenders International
Eurogroup For Animals
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have demonstrated the use of stem-cell-derived "mini-brains" to detect harmful side effects of a common drug on the developing brain.
CAAT study: lab-grown mini-brains are a good alternative to traditional animal testing
24 February 2020
This method may help in future modelling of skin-nanomaterials interactions and contribute to the replacement of animal testing of nanoproducts such as drugs and cosmetics.
New method to trace nanoparticles in skin will contribute to replacing animals in tests
10 February 2020
The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals have launched a declaration calling on the European Commission to establish a concrete strategy with targets to phase out the use of animals in specific areas of research, education, and testing.
MEPs call on the Commission for a phase-out strategy for animals in science
5 December 2019
The European Union is committed to replacing the use of animals in science, and we need young scientists to help us achieve that goal.
Educational resources to introduce students to the 3Rs
5 December 2019
The number of animals used in experiments is far from decreasing, even though the Commission – on several occasions and in several documents – has adopted the goal of fully replacing the use of animals in science.
Event will press for animal-free innovation in life sciences
28 October 2019
Clean, cultured, slaughterhouse-free—whatever you call it, it’s a brave new world when it comes to growing meat without any animals. And soon, Just Inc. is coming to market.
These $50 chicken nuggets were grown in a lab
22 October 2019
To Address Hunger, Many Countries May Have To Increase Carbon Footprint
New study details climate and freshwater impacts of nine plant-forward diets in 140 countries
11 September 2019
Staff were retrained on how to prioritise vegan and vegetarian options on its menus, and the move has created 'dramatic' benefits
Cambridge University says removing beef and lamb from menu has ‘cut carbon emissions’
10 September 2019
Researchers find that seaweed could lock up huge amounts of carbon, and partially offset agriculture's emissions impact.
How seaweed farming could help to offset agriculture’s emissions
6 September 2019
A mealworm production facility will be built in the Netherlands as an alternative option for livestock farmers.
Mealworm production facility to be built in the Netherlands
28 August 2019
Most people have heard about Moore’s law, the golden rule of the electronics industry, stating that computers’ processing power doubles every two years.
How human-based in vivo, in vitro and in silico tools can make animal use in research obsolete
29 July 2019
Organic livestock farming is the only CAP supported agri-environmental (AES) measure that has been shown to correlate with higher bird numbers.
Organic livestock farming benefits bird conservation more than conventional animal agriculture
22 July 2019