Imperial College London

Does Anyone Still Think We Regulate Animal Testing Properly?

Michelle Thew | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK
Michelle Thew

We've argued previously about the ineffectiveness of animal research in producing reliable results for humans. But let's look at something else today: how the regulatory system is supposed to work. What would you expect from a well-monitored system? How about four reasonable expectations?

Imperial College London 'Not Maintaining Legal Animal Welfare Standards'

PA | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

One of the UK's leading scientific institutions has fallen short of its duty to maintain legal animal welfare standards, according to Government advis...

Northern 'Atlantis' Wiped Out By Ancient Tsunami

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Tech

An ancient civilisation located on a North Sea 'Atlantis' was wiped out by a huge tsunami, a new theory suggests. The islands known as 'Doggerland'...

WATCH: Students' Call Me Maybe And One Pound Fish Mashup Is Scarily Bad

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Hand your crown over Loughborough SU, stand down Birmingham University's, there's a new king of cringey badness in town: the chemical engineering depa...

Criticism of Animal Research at Imperial College London Raises Significant and Far-Reaching Questions About Animal Research Across the UK

Michelle Thew | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK
Michelle Thew

The public has a right to know what is being done to animals in laboratories up and down the country and one way that can happen is by lifting the curtain of secrecy which has hidden animal suffering and human incompetence for far too long.

'Cancer Sniffing' Knife Could Revolutionise Surgery

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Tech

A knife that can 'smell' tumours has been developed, promising to make cancer surgery more effective and cut the need for follow up operations. The...

LOOK: Fossil Named After Edward Scissorhands

The Huffington Post UK\ | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

An ancient species has been named after Edward Scissorhands because of the shape of its claws. The 505 million-year-old 'Kootenichela deppi' - a no...

'Fertility Switch' Could Save Women From Pain Of Infertility Or Miscarriage

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists from the Imperial College London have discovered a ‘fertility switch’ that could help treat infertility and miscarriage in the future. ...