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  1. Playful handling by caretakers reduces fear of humans in the laboratory rat

    Contributor(s):: Cloutier, Sylvie, Panksepp, Jaak, Newberry, Ruth C.

    Handling of laboratory rats can increase physiological and emotional stress, leading to a fearful relationship with humans. We hypothesized that the affective quality of handling techniques used during routine care influences the animals’ fear of humans. We assessed responses of male...

  2. Wild Health: Dogs and Bats and Chickens, Oh My!

    Contributor(s):: Voelker, R.


  3. Identification of tasks performed by animal care technicians and veterinary assistants in Manitoba

    Contributor(s):: Loretta A. Williams

    Because of the increasing use of animals as subjects in biomedical and veterinary research, there is an expanding need for technicians who are trained in the skills and techniques required to support and complement the work of the animal research investigator, the Veterinarian, and individuals in...

  4. Mousetraps and How to Avoid Them: The Convergence of Utilitarian and Scientific Cases for Limiting the Mouse Model in Biomedical Research

    Contributor(s):: Townley, Cynthia, Lidbury, Brett A.

  5. Telling It Like It Is: A Proposal to Improve Transparency in Biomedical Research

    Contributor(s):: Hadley, John

  6. Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist: A Failed Analogy?

    Contributor(s):: Westra, Laura

  7. Moral Issues Associated with Bioengineered Species: Stewardship, Abuse and Sustainability

    Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward

  8. Response: Of Pigs and Primitive Notions

    Contributor(s):: Detmer, David J.

  9. Reply to Westra's "Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist"

    Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward

  10. Should We Genetically Engineer Hogs?

    Contributor(s):: Comstock, Gary L.

  11. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and the Moderate Position

    Contributor(s):: Stephenson, Wendell

  12. Reply to Stephenson on Biomedical Research

    Contributor(s):: Gendin, Sidney

  13. The Responsible Use of Animals in Biomedical Research

    Contributor(s):: Edwin Converse Hettinger

    Carl Cohen's defense of the use of animals for biomedical research in The New England Journal of Medicinel raises most of the major issues in the moral controversy concerning human treatment of nonhuman animals. It exhibits the major lines of attack against both animal rights advocates (such...

  14. [Thoughts on the complex relationship between medicine and animals: a death prayer for a loyal cat]

    Contributor(s):: Cabello, C. F.

  15. Comparing the pelvis kinematics of able-bodied children during normal gait and when riding a therapeutic horse

    Contributor(s):: Brandon Rhett Rigby, Brian A. Garner (adviser)

    Hippotherapy is a treatment strategy that uses horse movement as physical therapy tool for clients with a broad range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. The prevailing theory is that the gait motion of the therapeutic horse provides sensory stimulus and movement...

  16. The poor contribution of chimpanzee experiments to biomedical progress

    Contributor(s):: Knight, A.

    Biomedical research on captive chimpanzees incurs substantial nonhuman animal welfare, ethical, and financial costs that advocates claim result in substantial advancements in biomedical knowledge. However, demonstrating minimal contribution toward the advancement of biomedical knowledge...

  17. Meditacion sobre la compleja relacion entre medicina y animales: un responso para un gato fiel.

    Contributor(s):: Cabello, C. F.

  18. The Emergence of "Implant-pets" and "Bone-sheep": Animals as New Biomedical Objects in Orthopaedic Surgery

    Contributor(s):: Schlünder, Martina, Schlich, Thomas

  19. Individual Difference and Study-Specific Characteristics Influencing Attitudes about the Use of Animals in Medical Research

    Contributor(s):: Henry, B., Pulcino, R.

  20. People, other animals and health knowledges: towards a research agenda

    Contributor(s):: Rock, M., Mykhalovskiy, E., Schlich, T.