Editorial

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Editorial: Questionable Progress in the Application of the Three Rs to Improve Science, Human Well-being and Animal Welfare

Michael Balls and Robert D. Combes

While the standard of animal experimentation in the UK is generally very high, the aim of the Home Office appears to be to maintain the status quo, rather than to achieve significant Replacement and Reduction, and ensure Refinement
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Does the Stress Inherent to Laboratory Life and Experimentation on Animals Adversely Affect Research Data?

Jarrod Bailey

Stress and distress in laboratory animals is often inherent and unavoidable. The effect of these factors on the reliability and relevance of experimental data is not sufficiently appreciated. Greater awareness, debate and discussion of this issue are urgently required.
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First Thoughts on the Effects on the Protection of Laboratory Animals of the UK’s Departure from the European Union

Michael Balls

Directive 2010/63/EU led to improvements to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986: it is hoped that these improvements will be maintained, and that special attention will be paid to the use of non-human primates and dogs
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