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Advancing Science Without Harming Animals

NAVS is dedicated to ending harmful, flawed and costly animal experiments through the advancement of smarter, human-relevant research and the promotion of animal-friendly changes to laws and policies.

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NAVS NEWS
August 22, 2016 NAVS/IFER Fellowship Recipient Developing Animal-Free Drug Testing Method

“This would help limit the use of animals in early drug testing and improve the efficiency of the drug development process.” Continue reading

August 15, 2016 Tell the NIH “No” to Funding of Controversial Chimera Research

The NIH considers lifting a moratorium on research that introduces human stem cells into animal embryos Continue reading

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By the Numbers

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156

Current number of sponsors of the Humane Cosmetics Act in the U.S. House of Representatives

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16

Number of states (plus Washington DC)
with laws or policies allowing students to opt out of classroom dissection exercises

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767,622

Number of Animal Welfare Act-covered animals used in research, testing and teaching in the United States in 2015, according to APHIS