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Smarter Science is Saving Animals

As part of our long-standing commitment to advancing science without harming animals, each year, thanks to your generosity, NAVS awards a grant to the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER). This grant supports scientists who are developing alternatives to the … Continued

An Emergency appeal for primates in Texas

Sanctuary Animals in Texas Need Your Help Today The stories out of Texas are heartbreaking. The weather conditions and subsequent electrical grid failure are wreaking havoc across the state, causing untold fatalities, along with human and animal suffering. We have … Continued

Why do researchers continue to experiment on animals?

At NAVS, we often discuss how the differences between humans and other animal species make translating data from animal experiments to people problematic. So how do scientists continue to justify their use of animal models—and in particular, specific animal species … Continued

The Promise of Microphysiological Systems

Last month, NAVS attended a virtual meeting hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine entitled “Microphysiological Systems (MPS): Bridging Human and Animal Research.” We were excited to learn about the progress being made with these tools, which … Continued