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Home Office statistics on lab animal use released

A further increase in the use of genetically altered (GA) animals in laboratories flouts EU regulations and is in direct opposition to the UK Government’s pledge to reduce the numbers involved.  If the Government is going to keep its promise it needs to address this question urgently in order to stop the upward trend.

FRAME is deeply […]

July 10th, 2014|News, Press|Comments Off

Our new website

As part of an ongoing programme of modernisation FRAME has overhauled its website and updated the content. The process began two years ago with the launch of PiLAS (Perspectives in Laboratory Animal Science), which was given its own online presence as well as being published in print as part of FRAME’s peer-reviewed journal ATLA (Alternatives […]

May 16th, 2014|Press|Comments Off

Locating the Middle Ground

A ‘middle ground’ exists, where the advocates and the opponents of vivisection can usefully negotiate, but where exactly is it? Discussions on the use of animals in scientific and medical experiments often attract extreme points of view where two opposing sides appear to be intractable and no possibility of compromise exists. But there are many […]

May 27th, 2014|News, Press|Comments Off

Response to monkey ‘avatar’ research

Call for research to move to humans as soon as possible
FRAME welcomes the fact that researchers who carried out an experiment offering hope to spine-damaged patients have, where possible, minimised the distress for the animals involved, but hopes that the project will move onto human models as soon as possible.

A US-based team used implanted electrodes […]

May 20th, 2014|Press|Comments Off