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Making Science Public

3 July 2015. The latest newsletter of the Leverhulme Trust research programme, Making Science Public, is now available online at University of Nottingham.

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China consulting on testing guideline revisions

3 July 2015. China has published a draft version of its revised guidance on new substance notification (Order 7) and consultations will take place until July 31.   More information at Chemical Watch

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RSPCA warning: dogs die in hot cars

2 July 2015. The RSPCA has launched a campaign warning people not to leave dogs in cars because pets can die quickly, even on overcast days. Link to the RSPCA website.

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New cancer drug approved

2 July 2015.  A new cancer treatment that uses the human immune system to combat tumour progress has been approved for use in the UK. More on the BBC website.

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FRAME response to mouse head transplant reports

FRAME has responded to recent press stories of mouse head transplants being carried out in China. The Wall Street Journal has reported that surgeon Professor Xiaoping Ren has carried out procedures on more than 1,000 mice, and plans to extend his work to non-human primates - even though none of the mice has survived for more than [...]

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