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    Uruguayans registering to buy legal weed up almost 50% in a week

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The number of people registering to buy newly legalized marijuana in Uruguay jumped by almost 50 percent in the first week of sales, according to official figures released Wednesday. [...]

    Uruguayans registering to buy legal weed up almost 50% in a week

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories The number of people registering to buy newly legalized marijuana in Uruguay jumped by almost 50 percent in the first week of sales, according to official figures released Wednesday. [...]

    Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battle

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Fact-checking website Snopes.com has quickly met a $500,000 goal set for an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage. [...]

    Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battle

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Fact-checking website Snopes.com has quickly met a $500,000 goal set for an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage. [...]

    Health commentators say there is a lingering consent problem in biobanking

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researchers throughout the world are going to great lengths to get hold of your genes, tissue and health information. Yet, remarkably, there is very little consensus on how they should be going about doing that. In an essay publishing 25 July in the op… [...]

    Health commentators say there is a lingering consent problem in biobanking

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researchers throughout the world are going to great lengths to get hold of your genes, tissue and health information. Yet, remarkably, there is very little consensus on how they should be going about doing that. In an essay publishing 25 July in the op… [...]

    Snopes launches online fundraiser amid legal battle

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Fact-checking website Snopes.com has launched an online fundraiser amid a legal battle with an outside vendor that Snopes says is holding it hostage. [...]

    Court battle over UK baby raises ethical conundrum

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories A five-month legal battle over the fate of a terminally-ill British baby that drew the attention of Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump has also stoked an often angry debate about medical ethics and the courts. [...]

    Fact-checking site Snopes pleads for help to stay alive

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Snopes, touted as the internet’s oldest fact-checking website, said Monday it is in danger of shutting down due to a legal dispute with a digital services company hosting the site. [...]

    Academics on Google’s payroll?

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The Google Transparency Project, an arm of an organization called the Campaign for Accountability, released a study this month claiming that Google funneled money to hundreds of academic research projects related to antitrust, intellectual property and… [...]