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9th Circuit easily rejects In re GNC's "all scientists must agree" standard for falsity

Sonner v. Schwabe North America, Inc., — F.3d —-, No. 17-55261, 2018 WL 6786616 (9th Cir. Dec. 26, 2018)Happy holidays to me!Sonner sued the sellers of two Ginkgold nutritional supplements for violations of the UCL and CLRA and breach of … Continue reading

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“Managed Retreat?” — Once More, Scientists Fail to Consult with Branding Specialists

Two seemingly unrelated adaptation stories caught my eye last week.  The first involved efforts by the California Coastal Commission to provide guidance on “Residential Adaptation” to climate change.  The primary reason why the draft guidance is getting so much attention … Continue reading

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Scientists Examine What Having Constant Access to Information Does to Our Memory

Several years ago, tech writer Nicholas Carr sparked a debate with his thought-provoking Atlantic article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”  In it, Carr suggested that not only is the Internet shaping our lives – it’s physically changing our the way that our … Continue reading

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British Scientists Develop Device to Detects Brain Injury

A team of researchers at University College London has developed a device known as a broadband near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) that uses light to detect brain damage in infants. They are now planning a clinical trial of the NIRS. What is … Continue reading

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SPACE: Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth’s Orbit. “A University of Glas…

SPACE: Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth’s Orbit. “A University of Glasgow team explores the subtle art of capturing asteroids without killing everybody.” Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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