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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
June 27, 2016 Empty Promises Mean Little for Laboratory Animals

Despite little evidence demonstrating the value of animal experimentation, minimal action is taken toward moving away from the practice. Continue reading

June 20, 2016 The Case Against Using Nonhuman Primates in Neuroscience Research

The NIH plans to hold a workshop this September to review “its ethical policies …with respect to nonhuman primate research subjects” 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