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Blog: Rethinking the Minipig

The ICH recognizes minipigs as a non-rodent species in preclinical tox studies. So why is this large animal not used more extensively?

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Blog: The Lure of Medical Marijuana

Thanks to a mixture of anecdotal evidence and scientific research, cannabis is seen by many as a useful therapeutic agent. So how medical is medical marijuana?

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Blog: Tales of the Horseshoe Crab

Recent, sudden limitations on the availability of isoenzyme analysis kits have driven companies to seek out other cell line identification methods. Rising to the top—assays based on genomic DNA sequences.

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Blog: DNA Sequencing Saves the Day

Recent, sudden limitations on the availability of isoenzyme analysis kits have driven companies to seek out other cell line identification methods. Rising to the top—assays based on genomic DNA sequences.

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Blog: Looking Back ... And Ahead

My how we've grown. Eureka, Charles River's online community for scientists to explore, connect and share big ideas had a very productive year. Read all about it in our 2014 annual report.

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