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NAVS’ Statement Regarding COVID-19

Dear Friends of NAVS, The COVID-19 pandemic affects all us in ways large and small, and the situation continues to evolve daily. With that in mind, I wanted to take just a moment to let you know how we at … Continued

Heart tissue chips sent to space

NAVS has long supported research efforts utilizing human-relevant models, such as tissue chips, which are designed to replicate the structure and function of human tissues and organs. These chips also have the potential to reduce, and even replace, the need … Continued

Help NAVS Fund Smarter Science

NAVS is proud of the investment we make in promoting the value of humane science and supporting the development of scientific approaches and models that can reduce, and possibly replace, the use of animals in experimentation.  Each year, thanks to … Continued

Is Your Dog Food Cruelty-Free?

By Olivia Harper, Guest Blogger   It’s bad enough to find out you’ve been buying human-grade products that have been tested on animals. But what about your companion animal’s food? Did you know that many pet food manufacturers use laboratory … Continued

European Animal Use Report Should be Model for U.S.

NAVS has long advocated for increased transparency and accountability regarding animal use by scientists in the United States. Specifically, we have, for many years, asked the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to model … Continued

Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Aline Zbinden

This week’s Science First highlights the work of Aline Zbinden, recipient of the NAVS/International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science. NAVS recently had the opportunity to touch base with Aline, … Continued