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PSA: vaping at high voltages produces high levels of a carcinogen

We don't know all the risks of e-cigs, but this might be one<p>Want a little formaldehyde with that vape pen? E-cigarettes produce high levels of formaldehyde-releasing chemicals at high voltages, according to a letter published in the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i> today. Given that formaldehyde is …

Hedge Fund Chief: 'Sorry' For Losing It All

It’s one of those rare moments of humility on Wall Street, a placed where “indicted but never convicted” is a badge of honor. A hedge fund chief who lost all of his clients’ money told them he was sorry.<p>Owen Li, founder of Canarsie Capital, wrote to his clients to say he had run their accounts down …


Human Genome Folds Form Computer Program For Life

Software application developers have long sought to manipulate and exploit the processing power available to them in order to get the most out of the applications and systems that they seek to program. In this post-millennial era of ‘app enlightenment’, a huge percentage of us know that the …

Computer Science

How to Use the P/E Ratio

"Don't buy that stock," you may hear at a cocktail party. "The P/E ratio is too high."<p>It might be. It might not be. A stock's price-to-earnings ratio -- or P/E -- is the most common measuring stick used to gauge an investment's valuation. It's certainly a valuable metric, but like a cleaver in the …

Will Corporate Venture Capital Disrupt the Traditional Investment Ecosystem?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Corporate venture capital is picking up speed in the investment industry, as large companies start setting aside funds for external investment in fledgling companies or startups.<p>Tech giants like Intel, Dell and AMD all have strong track …

Venture Capital

Science Graphic of the Week: Scientists Discover the First Protein That Can Edit Other Proteins

The most important job inside any cell is making proteins, and they are all made using instructions from DNA. This process is practically gospel in …


19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.