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Using fewer animals to assess environmental safety

A recent cross-sector review has highlighted several key approaches available for ecotoxicologists and risk assessors to evaluate potentially hazar

Seven new NC3Rs fellowships announced

We are pleased to announce seven new fellowships, a commitment of nearly £1.2 million to support talented early career scientists in the discovery

New CRACK IT Solution funding: using moth larvae to advance the 3Rs

An innovative project has been awarded funding through the NC3Rs CRACK IT So

Out of the box, into the egg: a new way of studying human bone repair

A recent study has shown that human bone regeneration can be studied in the extraembryonic membrane of a developing chick egg, which could replace

SEARCHBreast helps tissue sharing to benefit the 3Rs

The framework SEARCHBreast (Sharing Experimental Animal Resources, Coordinating Holdings),

New PhD studentships announced to promote the 3Rs in training

We are pleased to announce 11 new PhD studentships awarded in the recent round of funding.

The 3Rs potential of human tissue – a funding highlight notice for 2017

Focusing on the supply, sustainability and viability of human tissue for 3Rs purposes.

The top ten news and blogs from the NC3Rs in 2016

Our most popular news and blog items published over the past year.

Study of the quality of animal research in Switzerland – implications for the ARRIVE guidelines

The reproducibility of preclinical research has been in the limelight over the last few years, with many major scientific stakeholders concerned ab