Where are the animals?

Over the last several years, NAVS has shared various issues pertaining to the lack of transparency surrounding animal experiments. This week, we’d like to focus on another of these issues: the fact that most animals subjected to experimentation are not … Continued

U.S. Government Invests in Non-Animal “Tissue Chips”

Over the last several years, NAVS has shared exciting advances that are being made with tissue chips—three-dimensional bioengineered devices made from human cells designed to accurately mimic the function of human tissues and organs. The need for these sophisticated models … Continued

Animals affected by COVID-19

The coronavirus continues to wreak global havoc. To date, the virus has claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people in the United States, and more than one million people around the world. It has also led to the death … Continued

Q&A with Ex Vivo Skin Models Company Genoskin

NAVS recently had the opportunity to speak with Eric Merle, Chief Commercial Officer at Genoskin. Genoskin provides the research community with human skin models as alternatives to the use of animals for chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing. The company … Continued

About that research primate “shortage”…

NAVS opposes the use of nonhuman primates—and all animals—in scientific research for both ethical and scientific reasons. Not only is animal experimentation a cruel practice, it can also produce misleading results that sidetrack meaningful scientific progress. Despite the known limitations … Continued

Under the Sea

Animals don’t have to be the subjects of research to be victims of research. According to a 2018 proposal by the U.S. Navy, its training exercises in the Pacific Ocean could kill or bring harm to 12.5 million marine mammals … Continued

Animals In The Time of COVID

The coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives in many ways. From schools and offices to shopping and dining out to everyday social interactions, there’s hardly an aspect of society that has not been changed in some way. Less … Continued