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Yes, yes, yes! (Science editors, too)
Many ideas have left the world of science and made their way into everyday language -- and unfortunately, they are almost always used incorrectly. We asked a group of scientists to tell us which scientific terms they believe are the most widely misunderstood. Here are ten of them.
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Debt vs equity financing: which is right for your business?
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In the world of small business financing, there are lenders and there are investors. Which is the better option?
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Is it time to give up on your entrepreneurial dreams? Here's how to tell:
It's time to face the truth: Being your own boss is not easy. In fact, the career paths of most entrepreneurs and business owners are strewn with hurdles, detours and, in some cases, insurmountable roadblocks.
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Accepting mobile payments is easy with PayPal Here. Here's why: http://bit.ly/1lIOiYc
A roundup of what reviewers are saying about Paypal's mobile credit card reader.
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Can you afford a loan for your small business? Here's how to find out: http://bit.ly/RiJJqi
Taking out a small business loan can be scary, especially if you're not sure if you can pay it back.
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We asked more than 100 entrepreneurs to tell us why they love owning their own business. Here's what they said.
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Identity stolen? Here are 6 things you need to do to get your life back on track. 
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7 businesses that are simply to die for…literally
Like it or not, death is a fact of life. And as such, it's also the inspiration for a lot of successful (albeit unusual) business ventures.
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What happens when marketing backfires? Consumers rebel...http://bit.ly/1jxZFwi
a new study suggests that brands can take this kind of targeted identity marketing too far and, in the process, isolate the very demographics they wish to woo.
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Sex sells, and strange sex sells better. Here are 7 businesses keeping things bizarre in the boudoir: http://bit.ly/1hIDllp
You already know sex sells. But, did you know it sold these things? A list of some unusual and unexpected sexy businesses.
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    Writer/reporter @ Live Science
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I'm a fast-talkin', quick-typin' journalist with an interest in technology, a head for business and a high regard for science. I like... pretending I'm a local everywhere I go, Googling things from my beach chair, strong cups of coffee and sushi. Dislikes? The word "moist" and finding parking.
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  • George Washington University
    International Affairs, 2005 - 2009
    Studied IA with a concentration in Latin American affairs. Minored in history and Spanish lit.
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