TechKnow: E-Cigarettes Exposed - Full Episode

December 7, 2015 8:30PM ET

WATCH: A deeper look into the science behind electronic cigarettes


On this episode of TechKnow, Dr. Crystal Dilworth follows the latest research into the popular anti-smoking device, electronic cigarettes. This time, Dilworth heads to UC Riverside to see what a team of dedicated researchers and toxicologists are finding with the devices. The breakthrough finding is that the aerosols emitted by the e-cigarettes contain traces of heavy metals that could be damaging to the lungs. So much for harm-free smoke. 

Original Air Date: April 19, 2014