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How PETA Helps Companies Find Animal-Free Solutions to EU Chemical Regulations
Offbeat  (tags: PETA, animal-free solutions, experiments, animals, environment, humans )

Lone
- 583 days ago - peta.org.uk
When companies want to manufacture or import chemicals into the EU, ECHA often requests that they test the substances on animals under the REACH regulation. Experiments on animals are cruel and expensive and can produce dangerously misleading results
Sickening Images of Abused Dogs Used for Experiments at Xi'An Medical University Go Viral Online
Offbeat  (tags: china, dogs, animal abuse, experiments )

Scooby
- 1262 days ago - shanghaiist.com
A medical school in Xi'an is facing allegations of animal abuse after an animal rescue team posted photos showing a pack of injured dogs with their mouths bound shut, their arms and legs tied, their bellies cut open and their chests charred
Victoria Lab Experiments Kill 100 Dogs for Drug and Dental Research
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, dental, drugs, labs, australia, victoria, animal cruelty, experiments )

Scooby
- 1266 days ago - theage.com.au
Australian scientific laboratories are experimenting on thousands of dogs and killing many afterwards.
Live Pigs Strapped to a Table and Shot in the Head to Study Blood-Splatter Patterns
Offbeat  (tags: Science, New Zealand, pigs, experiments, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 1346 days ago - m.scmp.com
An animal rights group said that New Zealand researchers who secured live pigs to a surgical table and shot them in the head with a pistol as part of a study into blood-spatter patterns acted cruelly, and has urged them to end such experiments.
Monkeys Retired From Experiments .
Offbeat  (tags: monkeys, experiments, tortured, campaign, freedom, sanctuary )

Simone
- 2894 days ago - peta.org
After a three-year PETA India campaign, one of India's top medical schools, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has agreed to let six monkeys retire to live out the rest of their lives in a sanctuary. The monkeys have been confined to
Celebrities for Chimps: The Great Ape Protection Act
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, celebrities, chimps, experiments )

Cher
- 3258 days ago - animals.change.org
Earlier this year, after 2,500 Ideas for Change had been submitted, the Change.org community voted to determine the top ten. One of those top ideas was to End Chimpanzee Experiments. I don't know why, or if, you voted for it, but I can tell you why it
Experimenters Turn a Smile Upside Down
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, mice, experiments, suffering, pain )

Cher
- 3299 days ago - blog.peta.org
A new study that will probably leave you grimacing in frustration finds that mice make facial expressions when they're in pain.
These Experiments Really Suck
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, experiments )

Cher
- 3303 days ago - blog.peta.org
The National Toxicology Program (NTP) wants to spend millions of taxpayer dollars on new animal testing of soy infant formula in order to explain adverse effects seen in animals. All together now: Huh?
USDA Cites University of Utah for AWA Violations
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, violations, experiments, suffering )

Cher
- 3317 days ago - blog.peta.org
In response to PETA's undercover investigation of animal experiments at the University of Utah (the U) and the complaint that we filed with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U has been cited for nine violations of federal animal protection laws,
Victory! Green Tea Goes Cruelty-Free
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, experiments )

Cher
- 3353 days ago - blog.peta.org
Pop quiz: For the creation and testing of which of the following types of consumer products do some companies still force animals to suffer in unnecessary, invasive, and deadly laboratory experiments?
Animal Experimentation : Logical Contradiction Whose Days Are Numbered?
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Cher
- 3365 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
For decades consumers have been told that the only valid way to test the safety of chemicals is to perform toxicity experiments on animals and record the results, because animals are like humans. Their skin and eyes will burn like ours will when exposed
Attention All Earthlings: Watch Your Backs
Offbeat  (tags: experiments, suffering, protection, environment )

Cher
- 3376 days ago - blog.peta.org
I zonked out watching The Outer Limits last night, but I've got a feeling that recent reports of alien activity might make for some sleepless nights. See, some Britons are wondering if an apparent alien visit to Kent, reported by several witnesses back
Drunk Bats? Bad Science.
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, cruelty, bizarre, drunk bats, experiments )

Simone
- 3382 days ago - animals.change.org
Animal experimentation is not my favorite subject, because my scientist mother occasionally argues for it. But we both agree that this experiment on drunken bats is ridiculous.
Lightning Prod 'Shiitake' to Multiply
Offbeat  (tags: mushroom, shiitake, Japan, experiments, high-voltage, lightnimg )

Naoko
- 3430 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
According to Koichi Takaki, Associate Professor of the facaulty of engineering and a member of the research group, experiments have shown that exposure to high-voltage lightning can double the yield of shiitake compared with normal cultivation method.
From Minnie to Mickey
Offbeat  (tags: mouse, experiments, gender changes, studies, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 3448 days ago - all-creatures.org
Simple technique changes sex of a mouse - and reveals the gender war that rages in all of us....This is the astonishing implication of a pioneering study showing that it is possible to flick a genetic switch that turns female ovary cells into male
 

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