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  1. Medical Research Specialist Position with the Physicians Committee

    Medical Research Specialist Position with the Physicians Committee
    Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:30:46 GMT
  2. CAATwalk Newsletter: August 3, 2016

    Latest news and updates from CAAT.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:53:49 GMT
  3. The Lesser Evil of E-Cigarettes (Scientific American)

    The Lesser Evil of E-Cigarettes (Scientific American)
    Mon, 01 Aug 2016 18:18:44 GMT
  4. Too Many Mice Sacrificed for Flawed Studies (Vox)

    Too many mice are sacrificed for seriously flawed studies (Vox).
    Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:59:43 GMT
  5. CAATwalk Newsletter: July 15, 2016

    The CAATwalk July 15, 2016 newsletter contains news and updates from CAAT and around the web.
    Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:59:42 GMT
  6. CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT, July 4th, 2016

    CAATwalk: News and Updates from CAAT, July 4th, 2016
    Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:09:02 GMT
  7. DZF-CAAT Symposium on Progress in Alternatives: July 8, 2016 in Konstanz, Germany

    Information Day on Progress in Alternative Methods in Toxicology and Biomedicine will be held on July 8th, 2016, in Konstanz, Germany
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:21:42 GMT
  8. US Congress Moves to Limit Animal Testing

    The US Congress has passed legislation to limit testing on animals.
    Thu, 09 Jun 2016 18:39:34 GMT
  9. EPAA Launches 2016 Science Prize

    The European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) is launching the 2016 EPAA 3Rs Science Prize of 10,000€.
    Thu, 02 Jun 2016 18:49:08 GMT
  10. Announcing CAAT Academy: Hands-on Training for Toxicologists

    Announcing CAAT Academy: Hands-on Training for Toxicologists, with classes beginning May 20th.
    Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:58:46 GMT
  11. ALTEX Issue 2, 2016 Now Available

    ALTEX Issue 2, 2016 is now available in its entirety on Altweb.
    Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:08:27 GMT
  12. CAAT Grants: 2017 Call for Preproposals

    CAAT Grants: 2017 Call for Preproposals
    Sat, 26 Mar 2016 01:44:21 GMT
  13. New Chemical Mapping Technique Could Fill Gaps in Safety Knowledge

    New chemical mapping technique could help fill big gaps in safety knowledge, says CAAT Director Thomas Hartung.
    Mon, 07 Mar 2016 16:01:52 GMT
  14. ARDF 2016 Grants: Call for Proposals

    The Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, which funds and promotes alternatives to the use of laboratory animals in research testing and education, is currently soliciting research proposals.
    Thu, 03 Mar 2016 19:27:36 GMT
  15. Map of Chemicals Can Reduce Animal Testing (Washington Post)

    An unprecedented new project to map the world’s chemical landscape could help scientists figure out which compounds are dangerous without spending billions on testing.
    Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:16:53 GMT
  16. IIVS Awarded Grant to Develop Non-Animal Test for Respiratory Sensitization

    IIVS received a grant to develop non-animal respiratory sensitization testing strategy
    Mon, 22 Feb 2016 18:39:39 GMT
  17. CAAT Researchers Create "Mini Brains" in Lab to Study Neurological Diseases

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say they have developed tiny “mini-brains” made up of many of the neurons and cells of the human brain – and even some of its functionality – and which can be replicated on a large scale.
    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:53:04 GMT
  18. Pan-American Conference for Alternatives: Abstract Deadline Extended to January 31, 2016

    The abstract deadline for the Pan-American Conference for Alternatives has been extended to January 31, 2016
    Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:39:39 GMT
  19. New Grimace Scales to Assess Pain in Rabbits

    New scales have been developed to assess pain in laboratory rabbits.
    Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:26:32 GMT
  20. OncoTheis Wins 2015 Lush Science Prize

    OncoTheis won the 2015 Lush Science Prize awarding the OncoCilAir™project. OncoTheis has bioengineered a unique in vitro human lung-cancer model, OncoCilAir™, that recapitulates tumours growth in functional airway tissue.
    Wed, 02 Dec 2015 19:59:28 GMT

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