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[Rodent surgical models, Animal welfare, Research services, Research models]

5 smart strategies to improve animal welfare

The research industry is increasingly relying on new techniques and technologies to improve animal welfare. Improvements have been limited as paper-based systems can cause issues with access and...

[Research models]

A model research animal: The Wistar Hannover rat

The Wistar Hannover rat (e.g., RccHan®:WIST and HsdHan®:WIST) is widely used in toxicology and carcinogenicity studies, which are necessary for regulatory approval of new drugs and chemicals. The...

[COVID-19, Research models]

From then to now: the role of antibodies in our response to COVID-19

In January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. For scientists, this confirmed...

[Teklad diet, bedding and enrichment]

How does diet impact my research?

Scientists meticulously design their research studies so they can make conclusive statements about what their results mean. However, firm conclusions from a single study are rarely the final goal....

[neuroscience, Research models]

Collaboration is critical for neuroscience's greatest challenges

Pre-clinical models underpin some of the most exciting discoveries in neuroscience. For example, over the last three decades, animal models have enabled scientists to describe how we navigate our...

[Custom antibody production, Research models]

Custom antibody production and the value of experience

There are many uses for custom antibodies in research, from developing therapeutics to their use in in vitro assays. Production of antibodies is a technically demanding and time-consuming process,...

[contract breeding services, Animal research, Research models]

The fine art of contract breeding

The quality of preclinical research is key to the successful translation of new drugs to the clinic. An important driver of this quality is a healthy, meticulously managed, and accurately...