Empathy Over Experimentation: The Case Against the Term ‘Lab Rat’

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The term “lab rat” only perpetuates speciesism and condones cruel experiments on animals. Let PETA increase your compassion for rats.

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U.S. Tax Money Pays for Cruel, Deadly, and Fraudulent Foreign Animal Tests

PETA has found even more reasons to urge your legislators to act. Let’s save lives and stop the National Institutes of Health from using our tax money to fund foreign laboratories.

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Monkeys Saved From Colombian Hellhole: CARGO Act Can Prevent More Abuse Abroad

Colombian experimenters exposed by a PETA investigation are paying for their crimes against animals. The CARGO Act can ensure that no more tax dollars go to animal tests abroad.

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10 Terrible NIMH-Funded Animal Experiments—and How You Can Help End Them

PETA’s list just scrapes the surface of what the National Institute of Mental Health is doing to animals with your tax dollars.

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NIMH Is Hiring Another Monkey Torturer: PETA Reveals What Applicants Can Expect

People who care about good science and reducing animal suffering won’t want to apply for the National Institute of Mental Health’s newest job.

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NIH Accepts PETA Scientists’ Suggestions for Boosting Non-Animal Research

The National Institutes of Health committed to investing in animal-free research after hearing PETA scientists’ recommendations.

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PETA Sets Out to Advertise on Elon Musk’s X—Will He Accept?

Despite Elon Musk’s message to advertisers fleeing X to “go f*** yourself,” PETA is offering to cover some of his lost revenue with an ad of our own on the platform.

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2023’s Biggest Victories for Animals in Labs and How PETA Made Them Happen

In 2023, PETA’s dedicated team worked all year to shut down barbaric laboratories, advance non-animal tests, and expose the cruelty of experiments on animals.

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Netherlands Researcher Wins PETA Grant to Study HIV Vaccine Failures

Work has officially begun on a first-of-its-kind $50,000 research grant, funded by two generous supporters, that will help get monkeys out of HIV testing laboratories.

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Feds Cite UC-Davis After Two Monkey Deaths; Sheriff’s Office Investigating

PETA successfully urged local law enforcement to investigate the death of a monkey at UC-Davis. Now federal authorities have cited the school for critical violations of animal welfare guidelines.

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Labcorp Staff Snapped Monkeys’ Bones, and All the USDA Did Was Issue a Paltry Fine

PETA reveals: The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a paltry $9,000 fine after Labcorp staff broke the bones of several monkeys, leading to their deaths.

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UW-Madison Reclassifies Experiment’s Sleep Disruption Into Highest Pain Category

PETA is calling on the National Institutes of Health to pull funding for a cruel and pointless sleep deprivation experiment before a single marmoset is harmed.

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The American Psychological Association Advocates Killing Animals in New Article

In a stunning turnaround, the American Psychological Association is now advocating more animal experimentation and putting less emphasis on animal-free methods.

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OHSU Kills Pigs, Fails Women; PETA Offers a Better Strategy for OB/GYN Training

This public health and science university needed PETA to explain that women aren’t pigs.

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PETA Exposé: Inside NIH’s Annual Party That Celebrates Killing Animals

You won’t believe these National Institutes of Health experimenters’ latest scheme to make themselves appear “grateful” to the animals they’ve tortured and killed.

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PETA’s Milestones for Animals: 1980 to Now

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