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Two new CRACK IT Challenges announced

Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox Source: http://www.crackit.org.uk/crackit-news/2015-crack-it-challenges-announced-0 The 2015 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of two Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors. This year the competition is funded by the NC3Rs and Dstl and supported by Innovate UK (SBRI) with in-kind contribution from the Sponsors. There are five Sponsors (Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline, Stiefel, Dstl, and […]
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Public forum highlights progress on replacing animals used in safety testing

Reprinted from Environmental Factor, July 2015, with permission. Members of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) discussed alternatives for chemical and product safety testing during a May 27 public forum at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Participants discussed subjects such as transparency in industry’s reporting of animal […]
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UK Home Office adopts ban on the testing of household products on animals and releases first Delivery Report on reducing the use of animals in scientific research

Posted: April 10, 2015 A March 12, 2015 news release by the UK government announced that “testing of household products on animals will be banned.” This new animal testing ban will come into effect in October 2015. It will apply to all finished household products, including “detergents, polishes and cleaning products, laundry products, air fresheners, […]
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Novel technologies to overcome challenges faced by the pharmaceutical and chemical industries

Industry, small and medium-sized enterprises and academia are coming together, through the NC3Rs CRACK IT program, to solve three challenges faced by the pharmaceutical and chemical industries; all of which should reduce the number of animals used in scientific research. Nine research and development consortia have been awarded up to £100,000 each, as part of […]
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A brief introduction to Systematic Review

Posted: February 13, 2015 The exponential proliferation of biomedical data in scientific literature and public databases make systematic reviews more necessary than ever. At the same time, a corresponding proliferation of powerful computing aids to search, aggregate, and evaluate this literature make systematic reviews increasingly thorough and useful. In the field of toxicology especially, systematic […]
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IFER funds new graduate fellowships for research into the development of alternatives to the use of animals in science

Posted: October 15, 2014 Peggy Cunniff, President of the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER), and Peter O’Donovan, Executive Director of IFER, announced this week the funding of three new graduate fellowships, and the renewal of three fellowships awarded in previous years. The awards are based on recommendations of the IFER Scientific Advisory Board following […]
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