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Why it's noteworthy scientists have unboiled an egg


  • CNBC

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, and Flinders University in Australia have figured out how to pull apart proteins in a boiled egg and return them to their original structure -- ess… Read More

Shift to acquisitions pays off for Agree Realty Corp.


  • Crain's Detroit Business

In the past five years, Agree Realty Corp. has seized on a strategy of acquisitions, nearly tripling its retail portfolio. The risky moves resulted in revenue for 2013 that was up 80% from 2009. Analy… Read More

India to receive US$4 billion in U.S. investment, lending


  • Reuters

Referring to "untapped potential" for trade between India and the U.S., President Barack Obama announced $4 billion in government-backed investments and lending to India. The deal includes $1 billion … Read More

Tech giants make unconventional investments


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Major tech companies are putting capital into ventures seemingly unconnected to their primary businesses, which has some observers scratching their heads. One view is that this is a sign of a genuine … Read More

Northeast braces for snowstorm


  • CNN
  • USA Today

The National Weather Service has issued blizzard and winter-storm warnings for many parts of the Northeast as a massive storm threatens to drop up to 3 feet of snow in areas including New York City. T… Read More

Mortgage-bond investors cite missteps by Ocwen


  • Reuters

BlackRock, PIMCO, MetLife and other mortgage-bond investors have sent a formal notice of nonperformance to Ocwen Financial and trustees for 119 residential mortgage-backed securities trusts, saying th… Read More