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Pioneering better science: A year in milestones

The NC3Rs today publishes its 2012 Annual Report, along with the launch of a refreshed visual identity.

£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

NC3Rs-funded researcher honoured in Nikon's Small World in Motion competition

This year's third place for the Nikon Small World in Motion competition went to Dr.

12 new NC3Rs PhD studentships announced

The NC3Rs commits £1.08 million to training of early career scientists under 2012 Studentships Scheme.

£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