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Campaigners press US National Toxicology Program on animal testing - Chemical Watch


Chemical Watch
Two animal rights groups have called on the US National Toxicology Program to replace "wasteful" animal tests with alternative methods for determining the safety of chemicals. Co-authored by the White Coat Waste Project and the New England ...

Colombia's national survey of its biodiversity is ambitious - The Economist


The Economist
Its tropical location and topographical variety mean Colombia's biodiversity is second only to Brazil's. How valuable such assets are, though, is a different question. Some habitats are clearly crucial. In particular, there are worries deforestation ...

Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution - The New York Review of Books


The New York Review of Books
In Lamarck's view, the evolution of life depends on variation and the accumulation of small, gradual changes. These are also at the center of Darwin's theory of evolution, yet Darwin wrote that Lamarck's ideas were “veritable rubbish.” Darwinian ...

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature

Washington - United States

Specialized collection of books, journals, and other documents concerned with ethical issues in medicine and the professions, especially contemporary biomedical issues.

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UK National Reference Laboratory
United Kingdom

Monitoring bacteriological and viral contamination of bivalve molluscs -- technical information and guidance for laboratories, and other interested parties, relating to public health controls for the hygienic production of bivalve shellfish.

National Bioethics Advisory Commission
United States

Advises on bioethical issues arising from research on human biology and behavior, and the application, including the clinical applications, of that research.

National Rural Bioethics Project - University of Montana
United States

Aims to identify the ethical issues faced by rural healthcare providers and develop and provide relevant and appropriate ethics-related resources.

Midwest Bioethics Center
United States

Dedicated to integrating ethics into health care policy and clinical decision making.

University of Pennsylvania: Center for Bioethics
United States

The Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy is based in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Under the direction of the department chair, Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, the Department stands as one of the premier institutions of research and education in medical ethics in the world. The Departments distinguished faculty produce and disseminate scholarship and conduct one of the leading bioethics masters programs in t

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
United States

News and commentary on pertinent bioethical issues, including cloning and abortion, IVF, genetics, and stem cells from a Christian perspective.

Center For Practical Bioethics

United States

The Center for Practical Bioethics is a nonprofit, free-standing and independent organization nationally recognized for its work in practical bioethics. Since 1984, the Center has helped patients and their families, healthcare professionals, policymakers and corporate leaders grapple with ethically complex issues in medicine and research.

The Center does not wait to be called upon. Its vision and mission requires the Center to be pro

Bioethics.com - Global Information Source on Bioethics
Canada

Bioethics.com is a public service provided through the collaboration of many individuals and organizations to improve the discussion of issues in bioethics.

National Bioinformatics Research Center
United States

Computational biology research in Iran.

National Center for Science Education
United States

Clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and certain other theories out.