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£1 million challenge funding awarded to develop animal research alternatives and refinements

The CRACK IT open-innovation platform has awarded £993,000 to 11 challenge finalists who have been given just six months to develop the most succes

Optimising diet boosts zebrafish survival

A group from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have won the annual NC3Rs poster prize at the LASA 2012 Winter Meeting for work investigating the

Best practice video tutorial launches on aseptic techniques in rodent surgery

A new comprehensive video tutorial to help research workers apply best practice in aseptic surgical techniques in laboratory rodents has been produ

CRACK IT Solutions funding awarded for 3Rs technology development

Grants of £30,000 have been awarded by the NC3Rs CRACK IT Solutions programme to support new collaborations in th

Discovery using non-sentient model offers new treatment for epilepsy

New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according t

New tutorial on aseptic technique in rodent surgery

Continual trial spontaneous object recognition

Understanding the neural mechanisms of memory is key to being able to produce effective treatment of memory loss in an ageing population, as well a

Using mathematics to meet the challenge of reducing animal experiments

We have announced four new grants totalling nearly £750k for research to replace and reduce the use of animals in tox

EPAA Annual Conference 2012

Development and implementation of 3R methodologies through international cooperation