Assessing enrichment, consolidating animal research guidance and understanding mouse aggression

February 2023


The papers behind the pod:

  1. Hobbiesiefken U et al. (2023). Rating enrichment items by female group-housed laboratory mice in multiple binary choice tests using an RFID-based tracking system. PloS one 18(1): e0278709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0278709
  2. Petkov C et al. (2022). Unified ethical principles and an animal research ‘Helsinki’ declaration as foundations for international collaboration. Current Research in Neurobiology 3:100060. doi: 10.1016/j.crneur.2022.100060
  3. Weber E et al. (2023). Aggression in Group-Housed Male Mice: A Systematic Review. Animals 13(1):143. doi: 10.3390/ani13010143

It’s the third Thursday of February and you’re listening to the final episode of 3 minute 3Rs, recapping the latest efforts to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research. Follow this link for the full transcript:

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