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Replacing rodents in CNS studies

Spinal cord injuries can lead to permanent disabilities such as paralysis.

The power of modelling: using maths to reduce animal experiments

This week in several corners of a very large conference room in London, groups of mathematicians and biologists are joining together for four days

Human organ-on-chips: An alternative approach to drug and toxin testing?

Welcome to the new NC3Rs blog, where we discuss and comment on NC3Rs-funded research, our science and topical 3Rs issues.

NC3Rs launches blog

The NC3Rs has today launched its first blog for discussion and commentary on NC3Rs-funded rese

NC3Rs Board Chair Recruitment

Professor Ian Kimber OBE, University of Manchester, will step down as Board Chair in July 2013.  We are seeking a successor to lead the NC3Rs Board

NC3Rs-funded researchers compete at SET for BRITAIN

Two NC3Rs-funded researchers have taken part in this year's

A refreshed visual identity for the NC3Rs

The NC3Rs today launches a refreshed visual identity and strapline to reflect the changes and evolution of our organisation.

£1 million boost for infrastructure and networks to reduce animal use in science

UK animal research laboratories will get £1 million to develop networks of shared resources to reduce and refine their animal use, the National Cen

‘Lung-on-a-chip' awarded prize for animal replacement potential

Research describing an innovative 'lung-on-a-chip' microdevice that can accurately replicate conditions in a diseased human lung has been awarded a