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Building a Better Research Mouse

For the past 100 years, mice have been the primary model for biomedical research. Not only are they easy to keep and reproduce, mice have significant similarities to humans both genetically and physiologically.

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by Eugene Marino, Marketing Manager  | 

What You Need for A Well-Equipped Research Lab

When you’re working in a lab with research animals, having the right equipment is paramount. Use this helpful checklist to make sure your lab has all the equipment needed for maximum efficiency and the safety of your technicians and animals.

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Finding Grants and Funding for Clinical Research

Research requires money, and finding the funds you need to support your research is a fact of life for most clinical researchers.

Fortunately there are many sources of funding available, including research grants, awards, fellowships, cooperatives, and other types of funding.

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Posted 1/23/2019

What the New White House Science Advisor Means for Researchers

On August 1, meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier was nominated as the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OTSP). The office plays a central role in determining research and development budgets, providing science and technology expertise for national policy, and coordinating the White House’s science agenda for government, higher education, and the private sector.

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Posted 8/23/2018

Animal Research Plays a Key Role in Developing Important Vaccines

Animal models have been used in biomedical research for hundreds of years, and some of the most important breakthroughs animal research has made possible are vaccines. Research with mice, rats, and other animals has led to vaccines for polio, several types of meningitis, typhus, whooping cough, smallpox, tetanus, measles, cholera, and many more.

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