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The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) Tand European Coalition to End Animal Experiments have this week lodged our formal observations at the Court of Justice of the European Union in a case about the scope of the EU cosmetics animal testing bans.

In their study "attention decay in science", a Finnish team of researchers from Aalto University discuss the question of whether scientists are able to process all new published evidence at all. The period during which the scientific community turns to a publication diminishes more and more.

The Home Office (Innenministerium) is to introduce a ban on testing household products on animals with effect from October. The move follows a detailed consultation about the impact such a ban would have on industry and the economy.

Researchers at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, USA, and Kanazawa University, Japan, have succeeded in imaging structural dynamics of living neurons with an unprecedented spatial resolution.

LUSH Prize 2015

Monday, 09 March 2015 22:49

Now it is the fourth time that the Cosmetic Company LUSH will give the Lush Prize, an initiative which will focus resources on bringing forward the day when all product safety testing takes place without the use of animals.

Scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München have investigated the effects of long-term weight changes on the metabolism.

LUSH Prize 2015

Monday, 09 March 2015 15:04

Now it is the fourth time that the Cosmetic Company LUSH will give the Lush Prize, an initiative which will focus resources on bringing forward the day when all product safety testing takes place without the use of animals.

The JRC has validated and recommended a new method which is not based on animal testing, to identify chemicals that can trigger skin allergies, estimated to affect already 20% of the population in Europe.

Cosmetics Europe continues its efforts to actively engage in the development of Alternatives to Animal Testing (AAT) and is setting up a Research Consortium for the further development of AAT.

The JRC has validated and recommended a new method which is not based on animal testing, to identify chemicals that can trigger skin allergies, estimated to affect already 20% of the population in Europe.