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IS SECONDHAND VAPING HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH?

A small but disturbing study published last summer found that vaping indoors–even in a well-ventilated room–releases ultrafine particles and potentially carcinogenic hydrocarbons into the air. “Our data confirm that e-cigarettes are not emission-free,” the...

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NOT ALL VIRUSES ARE ENEMIES

As we learn more about viruses, we need to rethink our view of them solely as pathogens. There’s been quite a bit of attention focused on the microbiome. Back in 1988, it was defined...

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THE RISE OF THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE INSECT

During the last weeks of winter, in an airy kitchen at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, two design students are making cocktail bitters. A long wooden table holds mason jars...

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CAN 3D-PRINTED RHINO HORNS STOP POACHERS?

With poaching on the rise, Africa’s rhinos could be extinct within a few decades. Thousands are slaughtered every year for their horns, which sell for about $30,000 a pound. The horns are used in...

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Can Money Create True Wealth?

Imagine someone handed you $100 out of the blue, but with one condition, that you use it to create goodness in the world with it. Would you take the money? Yesterday morning, that’s exactly...

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THE TOYOTA MIRAI

The Toyota Mirai arrives in Southern California this fall. Suggested retail: $57,500 In the past year, three automakers–Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai–have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which...