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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
September 26, 2016 New Study Sheds Light on “Invisible” Animal Pain

This week’s Science First covers the problems that occur as a result of poor reporting of analgesic (pain reliever) use for painful procedures in lab animals. Continue reading

September 19, 2016 Bad PR? Or are there other reasons the public opposes animal experimentation?

How does the general public really feel about animal experimentation? If they oppose it, is it simply because they are not well informed about it? Continue reading

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By the Numbers

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162

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