News tagged with animal research

Getting a leg up on whale and dolphin evolution

When the ancestors of living cetaceans—whales, dolphins and porpoises—first dipped their toes into water, a series of evolutionary changes were sparked that ultimately nestled these swimming mammals into ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Evolution
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Tiny pump means pain relief for big cats

Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo and the University of Tennessee have found a solution to the challenge of providing effective pain relief to some of their most difficult patients: ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Assembling the virtual human

It could mean the end of animal testing and eventually even clinical patient drug trials. The Virtual Physiological Human is a 21st century pan-European project that's gaining momentum and takes a major step forward this ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Other
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S.Korea lifts ban on stem cell research

South Korea on Wednesday conditionally lifted a ban on stem cell research using human eggs, three years after outlawing the practice because a scientist was found to have faked his work.

dateApr 29, 2009 in Biotechnology
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