Wall Street orders up GrubHub in market debut

Wall Street has a major craving for takeout. Investors sent shares of GrubHub Inc. up more than 30 percent Friday in an initial public offering that gave the online food ordering service a market capitalization of nearly ...

Death, tumors harm efforts to save rare rhinos

Efforts to save critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceroses were dealt a double blow this week with the death of one animal in a US zoo and the discovery of reproductive tumors in another.

Weibo seeks to raise at least $340 mln in US IPO

The microblogging service Weibo—often described as China's version of Twitter—will raise at least $340 million in its US stock offering, an updated filing showed Friday.

Loneliness impacts DNA repair

Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna examined the telomere length of captive African grey parrots. They found that the telomere lengths of single parrots were shorter than those housed with a companion parrot, which supports ...

Review: Ups and downs with Google Glass apps

Google Glass is like a fickle friend. Surprises await, such as the time it took a photo of my ceiling while I was making carrot and ginger soup.

Norway wants to turn its huge oil fund greener

Oil-rich Norway moved Friday to target its huge sovereign wealth fund's investments more closely at boosting green businesses, but environmentalists said the proposals were not strong enough.

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