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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...
Do Vegan Contact Lenses Actually Exist?

Do Vegan Contact Lenses Actually Exist?

Contact lenses are the top choice for people who have vision correction needs. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approximately 45 million Americans use them daily. Contacts offer convenience for people...
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,...
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...
Vegan Civil Rights Activist Shaun King Speaks Out Against Medical Dog Testing

Vegan Civil Rights Activist Shaun King Speaks Out Against Medical Dog Testing

Vegan civil rights activist, Shaun King, recently spoke out on his Twitter account against medical animal testing. The activist shared a video alongside his post that depicted lab dogs, particularly beagles, being used for...

Medical Animal Testing Rates to Drop With New Testing Method

The findings of a new study by analytics group, Elsevier and Bayer, could potentially cut the rates of animal testing significantly. The study, published in the Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, evaluated over...