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Insensitivity of Primate Researchers Exposed By Government Committee - Via Animal Aid
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Primates, Monkeys, UK, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Death, Ethical concerns, Ethics )

Victoria
- 23 days ago - animalaid.org.uk
The Animals in Science Committee (ASC) that advises the UK Government on vivisection published in November 2013, the 'Cumulative Severity' report, revealing a high level of desensitisation amongst the researchers who failed to recognise primate suffering.
Southeast Marine Mammal Smart Phone Apps
Science & Tech  (tags: stranded marine mammals, find a sick, injured or dead marine mammal, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, healthconditions, wildlife, world, protection, nature, oceans, activists, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, protection, suffering, conservation, whal )

Kelly
- 26 days ago - sero.nmfs.noaa.gov
DOLPHIN AND WHALE 911~ NOAA Fisheries is faced with numerous challenges to enhance the protection, conservation, and management of marine mammals. One of the main challenges is the lack of public awareness about how to report stranded marine mammals.
Animals From Space: Polar Bears, Penguins Tracked Via Satellite
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, polar bears, science, satellites, research, scientists, technology )

Lone
- 32 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
In the olden days of scientific research, the only way to know how many buffalo roamed the prairie or monkeys bounced around the rain forest was to trek out there and take a head count.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge the FDA to End Painful Tests on Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: Thousands of mice, rats, rabbits, dogs, monkeys are killed, can cause severe abdominal pain, paralysis, convulsions, seizures, bleeding from the nose, mouth and genitals, research, science, scientists, medicine, safety, technology, treatment, s )

Kelly
- 42 days ago - peta.org
Shockingly, the FDA acknowledges that 92 out of every 100 drugs that successfully pass these crude animal tests fail or cause harm during human clinical trials. In spite of this intolerable failure rate, the FDA continues
Battle For The Net - Please Sign Petition Before Your Voice Is Silenced
Science & Tech  (tags: Battle For The Net, FCC, Net Neutrality, Cable Companies, Costing Tax Payers More, Petition )

Dandelion
- 43 days ago - battleforthenet.com
Cable Companies Are Spending Millions to Gut Net Neutrality and slow your internet to a crawl. We can't let them. Let FCC know where your battle line is drawn.
This Is a Extra Special Year for "Super Moons"
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, super-moons, astronomy )

Cal
- 48 days ago - enn.com
If you thought one supermoon was bright, how about three? The full Moons of summer 2014-July 12th, August 10th, and Sept. 9th-will all be supermoons.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Applaud Decision to End Use of Live Pigs as Medical Dummies
Science & Tech  (tags: Southern Illinois University, Advanced patient simulators, The Physicians Committee for Responsible, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, killed, cruelty, animalwelfare, sadness, suffering, slaughter, protection, conservation, GoodNews, animala )

Kelly
- 48 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Advanced patient simulators now make more realistic training dummies than the live animals medical students once widely depended on. Given these technological advances it makes no sense that some major universities still have yet to redesign programs
Natural Sunscreen Explains Mantis Shrimp's Amazing UV Vision
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, mnatural sunscreen, mantis shrimps, UV vision, discovery, research, science )

Lone
- 51 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The bizarre visual system of the colorful mantis shrimp just got weirder: New research finds these animals use a natural sunscreen compound to see ultraviolet light.
Tibetans Inherited High-Altitude Gene From Ancient Human | Science/AAAS | News
Science & Tech  (tags: history, discovery, Genetics, Tibetans, research, Denisovans, Genes, Ancient Humans humans, performance, science )

Cat
- 56 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
Fascinating. A "superathlete" gene that helps Sherpas and other Tibetans breathe easy at high altitudes was inherited from an ancient species of human.
 
 
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