EPA’s decision “is a decisive win for taxpayers, animals, and the environment,” says Justin Goodman, vice president of advocacy and public policy at the White Coat Waste Project. “Animal tests are unreliable and misleading,” he asserts

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Dr. Carrie Jurney is on the board of an online organization that works to prevent suicides. It’s called Not One More Vet. This isn’t a mental health support group for veterans — it’s for veterinarians

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Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction, posing a dire threat to ecosystems that people all over the world depend on for their survival, a sweeping new United Nations assessment has concluded

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Companies are racing to develop real chicken, fish, and beef that don’t require killing animals. Here’s what’s standing in their way

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Animals like chimpanzees are autonomous beings with rich emotional lives, says animal rights lawyer Steven Wise. He’s working to get courts to recognize them as “legal persons” and grant them rights

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Maybe more than you think. In an effort to improve robotic swarming algorithms, an interdisciplinary team of scientists will study how the brain allows an animal to navigate and change its route while moving

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Henry T. Greely writes, “At about the time of the birth of modern neuroethics, Adina Roskies usefully divided the field into two parts: the neuroscience of ethics, what neuroscience can tell us about ethics, and the ethics of neuroscience, what ethical issues neuroscience will bring us”

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Scientists have engineered swine that pollute less, fend off disease, and produce more meat, but you won’t find them outside experimental farms . . . yet

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