BBC and ITV news cover local campaigners in Hull who start their local outreach call for properly moderated, public scientific debates versus scientists who represent B&K Universal’s plans to breed Beagles for vivisection experiments, claimed as able to ‘predict’ human responses for human medicine. Read the Hull Local’s statement addressing B&K’s false claims on ITV here
Fully referenced science blog, written by leading medical expert, supporting Parliamentary EDM 263 and MPs call for public scientific debates.
Animal Research Vs Animal Experimentation (context for the use of the word “research” is further illustrated here )
Animal Models and Ethnicities
The Complexity of Genetic Composition
Two Essays Same Nonsense
More Propaganda From Animal Modelers
Tears Over Sandy And Italy
Humans Are Not Flies
Honesty in Academia
Similar Does Not Mean Predictive
Lovell-Badge asks the reader to accept claims about human safety without offering evidence
Anti-Science, Anti-Reason and Anti-Human!
Vivisection activist, Tom Holder, shown up by scientists, both in and out of Pharma
Nonsense From The NAIA
Death Knell for Mouse Research? No Way! – New York Times agrees with FLOE’s position
Monkeys Are Still Not Human – why we don’t go to monkey veterinarians when we are ill.
Update on Publications by Greek et al
New Drugs and Animal testing part II
New Drugs and Animal Testing
Heuristic Is Not Prediction
The Importance of Initial Conditions
Pigs as Humans
Senior Research Scientists are Speaking Out
The Predictive Value of Preclinical Research Read More
Addressing More Misrepresentations and Fallacies parts IV and V – both a must read!
Addressing Misrepresentations and Fallacies parts one, part two – which addresses the intact system argument – and part three, which includes further insights in how to evaluate claims made by vivisection activists.
Predicting Responses in Complex Systems
EXCELLENT, 2 part example of how to evaluate scientific claims
Book Review Published
Evolutionary Medicine with a Twist – a must read!
New Article in “Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling”
There is Consensus on Prediction
More Spin and A Little Honesty and why Gorski et al refuse to defend their position in public
But the Law Says We Must Use Animals
More Data Confirms Medically Relevant Species Differences
Animal modellers state: “animal models…are invaluable…however often fail to translate into clinical settings” – in the same sentence! (Emphasis added).
More “alternatives” distract from the pressing need to DROP the method that doesn’t work!
Applying Critical Thinking is Key when Evaluating a Scientific Claim: Read More
24th July: Evaluating press reports about sewing kittens’ eyes shut to benefit humanity
Debating is the foundation of a healthy society
Below are further science blogs related to the topic HOW TO EVALUATE SCIENTIFIC CLAIMS. FLOE invites you to choose a heading:
How to Evaluate Examples of Press Reporting on Primate Vivisection: Read More
Misrepresentation from the Vested Interest Groups and an Additional Article
Examining a Typical Puff Piece from the Vested Interest Groups
How to Examine More Claims by Vivisection Activists: Read More and More Unfounded Claims
Understanding This as a Business Enterprise
Examining Prediction Claims versus Prediction Facts
Examples of Promises and Propaganda from Animal Modelers
Examining Claims Made by Leading American Vivisection Activist Dario Ringach
Why Debate When You Can Publish Unopposed Nonsense?
Anecdotes and Animal Models
SUMMARY: Three Things