Eating Animal Protein Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Ingrid Taylor

  Researchers have found a connection between meat consumption and increased risk of Type 2 Diabetes. In a study published online this March in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers examined the dietary habits of over 200,000 people. They found that people who ate most of their protein from animal sources had a 13% higher […]


Department of Defense invests in innovative non-animal technology

by Barbara Stagno

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded $24 million in September for the development of simulated miniature human organs that would be used to develop countermeasure against bio-threats, such as chemical weapons or infectious disease outbreaks. The funding, awarded to five U.S. institutions, on behalf of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency is part of an […]