• Animal Import Troubles Squeeze UK Clinical Research

    • 19 March 2012
    Clinical research in the UK is at risk because private companies are refusing to import animals after being pressured by animal rights activists, reports Reuters . Researchers and scientists are claiming many ferries and airlines are refusing to import many commonly-used research animals, including mice and rats. "Threats to the carriage of these animals will slow down the progress of essential and life-saving biomedical research," said scientists from the Medical Rese...