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INSIGHT-The smoke around e-cig science — Tobacco firms join e-cig companies in sponsoring research * Vested interests an issue for both advocates and opponents * Researchers face hurdles over collaboration By Sara Ledwith LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - From Apple Pie to Bubbly Bubble Gum, Irish Car Bomb or Martian bar - from Mars!, the flavours of electronic cigarette offer something for every taste.

The smoke around e-cig science — Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar/Files A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City in this December 18, 2013 file photo. Researchers have counted 7,764 varieties of 'vape.' That adds up to one of many challenges - from practical constraints to conflicts of interest - in working out how safe e-cigs are, and whether they help smokers quit.

Europe’s startups get bootcamp booster — Credit: Reuters/Toussaint Kluiters/United Photos 1 of 2. Oscar Kneppers, co-owner of private bootcamp for tech startups Rockstart Accelerator, poses for a picture in Amsterdam September 2, 2014. "It's cool to be in a startup there," said Cralan Deutsch, a 44-year-old founder whose Rockstart-backed company has been ticking over for a decade but joined the incubator for a revamp and access to new contacts.

Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing — Credit: Reuters/Toussaint Kluiters/United Photos 1 of 4. 3D Hubs co-founder Brian Garret holds a set of headphones, the first object he 3D-printed, as he poses for a photograph at the company's office in Amsterdam September 2, 2014. Fairphone started in 2010 as a campaign against smartphone makers' use of conflict minerals.

AstraZeneca arrays academic assets in Pfizer defense — Credit: Reuters/Darren Staples A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England April 28, 2014. The lab's four towers - clearly visible from arriving trains - help keep vibrations and noise away from highly sensitive equipment. Scientists who work there have said it is "simply too dangerous" to let AstraZeneca be bought by the American group.

UK recovery may be kiss of death for some 'zombie' firms — LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy is picking up at last but the country has a problem it didn't face after previous recessions and which even now remains hard to detect: the corporate undead. Thousands of companies have subsisted through the downturn thanks largely to accommodating bankers and very low interest rates.
Jan 27, 2015

Where's Buster Keaton? RT @Reuters: Time Lapse: Snow, frost piling up in New York's Times Square. WATCH:

Jan 27, 2015

RT @RobinBisson: Asymptomatic cases of Ebola contributing to wane in cases? Interesting hypothesis in piece by @kkelland…

Jan 23, 2015

RT @CAATuk: We still can't quite believe the cover of this arms trade magazine...

Dec 14, 2014

Special Report: EU funds help Poland build 'ghost' airports via @reuters

Dec 12, 2014

Reuters - Water's edge: the crisis of rising sea levels… via @SpecialReports

Dec 12, 2014

Heather Capital: How a $600 million hedge fund disappeared via @WSJ

Dec 10, 2014

Special report: At Stanford, venture capital reaches into the dorm via @reuters

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