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HSI’s team of scientists and policy experts work across the globe to see outdated animal tests replaced with cutting-edge non-animal techniques. Join our End Animal Testing campaign to promote science without suffering and read our new report "Advancing Safety Science and Health Research with Innovative, Non-Animal Tools" to find out more about the technology revolution taking place in pharmaceutical and chemical safety testing.Learn More
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Imagine a world where lab rats are replaced by lab robots, with high-tech computer models instead of lethal tests on animals. It's not science fiction—it's the new scientific mainstream. New tools
From Europe to Brazil, Canada, India and beyond, our Be Cruelty-Free campaign is working to achieve a world where no animal has to suffer to test cosmetics. Take the pledge
Nine out of every 10 new drugs that appear safe and effective in animals turn out to be unsafe or ineffective in people. Time for a change? Reducing requirements
Health research aims to discover the causes of human illnesses and to prevent or treat them, but the benefits of today’s health research are becoming harder to see. Failure of animal models
Health research and safety testing still rely heavily on methods developed more than half a century ago, despite evidence that animal "models" are often poor predictors of real-world human responses. Get the FAQs here
Dr Lindsay Marshall, HSI Science Communications Officer, writes about the latest in animal-free advances in medical research.On scienceblog.com
End Animal Testing News
March 24, 2017
HSI congratulates Brazilian Senate Commission of Science and Technology for unanimous backing of airtight ban on cosmetic animal testing
HSI praised the Commission of Science of Technology of the Brazilian Senate for voting unanimously in favour of strong amendments to proposed federal legislation to ban cosmetic animal testing and trade in Brazil.
March 16, 2017
HSI calls on Brazilian Senate Commission of Science and Technology to pass airtight ban on cosmetic animal testing
HSI praised Senator Randolfe Rodrigues for championing strong amendments to proposed federal legislation to ban cosmetic animal testing and trade in Brazil.
March 1, 2017
The Guatemalan Congress voted to approve legislation that will improve the lives of animals throughout the country. It is the first time the legislative body presented this kind of bill, submitted by HSI and its local partners in 2016.
February 22, 2017
Top Model Fernanda Tavares has joined HSI and the National Forum for Animal Protection and Defense in an effort to spare the lives of thousands of animals from needless suffering in cruel and obsolete agrochemical tests in Brazil.