19 Nov '13, 11pm

Meet the innovators—and LUSH Prize recipients—who are leading the charge against animal testing

Meet the innovators—and LUSH Prize recipients—who are leading the charge against animal testing

raised the bar from being a cruelty-free cosmetics company and became an assertive innovative toward permanently ending animal testing. Aside from being completely inhumane, testing on animals can predict only 43% on human reactions, making it even more senseless. The popularity of the prize saw more applicants in the science prize for 2013, an increase of 40% adding more inspiring animal replacement research for the judges to consider. The two science prizes of £25,000 were awarded to the Lung and Particle Research Group , which has developed a non-animal inhalation toxicology application for testing the human respiratory system; and to QSAR and Molecular Modeling Group , which has relates biology and chemistry to predict the effects of chemicals on the body- in the lab. Training awards of £25,000 were awarded to XCellR8 Ltd from the UK and Anna Maria Bassi at the Univers...

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