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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
January 13, 2017 Organoids May Hold the Key to Understanding Infectious Diseases

Organoids, or miniature in vitro organs which mimic some of the structure and function of real organs, may be the key to studying viruses more effectively. Continue reading

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By the Numbers

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23

Opportunities to make your voice heard in the NAVS Advocacy Center

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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