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Why Are Validated Alternatives Not Being Used to Replace Animal Tests?

Michael Balls

The stipulation in Directive 2010/63/EU that animal tests are replaced when validated alternative methods are available has no value, unless, as with all laws and regulations, this requirement is rigorously enforced, and unless governments, scientists and industries show greater respect for the scientific method
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Editorial: New Techniques for Producing Transgenic Animals

Coenraad Hendriksen and Horst Spielmann

New Techniques for Producing Transgenic Animals — a Mixed Blessing from Both the Scientific and Animal Welfare Perspectives. A further increase in the use of genetically-modified animals will be against the European Union policy to move away from the use of animals in biomedical research.
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