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The Coronavirus Vaccine Won’t Be Tested on Animals

The Coronavirus Vaccine Won’t Be Tested on Animals

(Updated March 27, 2020) | The U.S. recently began its first human clinical trial for an experimental coronavirus vaccine without testing it first on animals. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded the trial. Researchers...
Computerized Hearts Are 20% More Effective Than Testing on Animals

Computerized Hearts Are 20% More Effective Than Testing on Animals

(Updated December 17, 2019) | According to researchers, computerized hearts are 20 percent more effective than testing on animals. Ethical, cost-effective alternatives such as this could put an end to medical animal testing. Last year,...

The EPA Will End Animal Testing By 2035

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is ditching animal testing. The agency intends to cut back 30 percent on requests and spending on animal tests by 2025. It hopes that all requests and funding will be...
University of Windsor Receives $1 Million CAD to Research Cruelty-Free Animal Testing Alternatives

University of Windsor Receives $1 Million CAD to Research Cruelty-Free Animal Testing Alternatives

The University of Windsor (UWindsor) has received a $1 million CAD donation to explore cruelty-free animal testing alternatives. According to the institution, this is the largest research donation made in its history. The funds, donated...
The World's Top Ingredient Producer Wants to Eliminate Animal Testing

The World’s Top Ingredient Producer Givaudan Wants to Eliminate Animal Testing

Two major players in the chemical ingredients and cosmetic manufacturing industry are taking steps towards cruelty-free alternatives to animal testing. The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and innovation of...
Two Hawaiian Bills Aim to End Animal Testing in Paradise

Hawaii Proposes to End Animal Testing for Good

Hawaiian legislators recently introduced two new bills that would halt animal testing on the island chain. Both bills, which are backed by Cruelty-Free Internationa (CFI), would put an end to the cruel and unnecessary...