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Can Animal Dissection Be Replaced? The Cruelty-Free Alternatives Paving the Way

Can Animal Dissection Be Replaced? The Cruelty-Free Alternatives Paving the Way

Educational animal dissection is a controversial topic. Proponents defend its educational merit, while critics question the ethics, environmental impact, and overall necessity of the practice. But what is the reality of animal dissection, and...
This School Is The First In the World to Use Synthetic Frogs for Dissection

This School Is The First In the World to Use Synthetic Frogs for Dissection

J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida is using realistic, "SynFrogs" to replace dead animals. It is the first in the world to use synthetic frogs for ethical dissection. Tampa-based company SynDaver specializes...
This Doctor Created a Cruelty-Free Nursing Program to Help Save Animals

This Doctor Created a Cruelty-Free Nursing Program to Help Save Animals

Cruelty-free nursing program Primary Procedures trains nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other medical care providers without the use of animals. Many medical training programs use animal parts -- such as pig's feet and sheep's...
California Moves to Ban All School Dissection

California Moves to Ban All School Dissection

California may ban all school dissections, thanks to new legislation. Assembly memer Ash Kalra introduced today AB-1586, the Replacing Animals in Science Education (RAISE) Act. The bill, co-sponsored by the non-profit organizations PCRM (Physicians Committee...
Frog-Free Dissection Tool Froggipedia Named Apple’s Top iPad App of 2018

Frog-Free Dissection Tool Named Apple’s Top iPad App of 2018

Virtual dissection app Froggipedia, which allows users to learn about dissection and the anatomy of frogs without the animal itself, was recently named Apple's iPad App of 2018. According to animal rights organization PETA (People...