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GM supplier to invest $390M in new Michigan plant, factory expansions

Gestamp is building a $64.5 million, 450,000-square-foot plant in suburban Detroit to support GM. The plant is expected to create 390 jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJul 10th, 2024

Evolutionary biologists investigate how plant cold specialists can adapt to the environment

Plant cold specialists like the spoonworts have adapted well to the cold climates of the Ice Ages. As cold and warm periods alternated, they developed a number of species that also resulted in a proliferation of the genome......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Muscle machine: How water controls the speed of muscle contraction

The flow of water within a muscle fiber may dictate how quickly muscle can contract, according to a University of Michigan study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Study elucidates taxonomy and habit evolution of Ainsliaea genus

As the largest genus in the subfamily Pertyoideae of the sunflower family (Asteraceae), Ainsliaea is widely distributed in East Asia and the Himalayas, playing a key role in various plant communities with significant ecological and scientific importa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

How the Supreme Court’s ‘Chevron Deference’ Ruling Could Remake the Energy Sector

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on “Chevron deference” could affect federal regulations of everything from power plant emissions to electric vehicles to transmission lines.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

iPhone 16 Pro to feature 5x optical zoom, Apple supplier teases

Every year, Apple introduces new upgrades and capabilities for the iPhone’s camera system. This year with the iPhone 16 lineup, those changes are set to be especially substantial. Just two months out from the iPhone 16’s expected debut, one k.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Ford revives Capri nameplate for coupe-style electric crossover

Ford is reviving the Capri nameplate for coupe-style electric crossover. The new EV will be built in Ford’s factory in Cologne, Germany......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Toyota 8th automaker to invest in Ionna EV charging network

Toyota has joined seven other automakers to invest in Ionna, a public charging network that has pledged to install 30,000 ports in North America by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

GM supplier to invest $390M in new Michigan plant, factory expansions

Gestamp is building a $64.5 million, 450,000-square-foot plant in suburban Detroit to support GM. The plant is expected to create 390 jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Colombian mosquito factory fights dengue and disinformation

The jars of larvae in stagnant water and thick clouds of mosquitoes at a Colombian lab may seem like the stuff of nightmares. They are in fact crucial to a project to fight the spread of dengue fever......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Certain bacteria or fungi could combat a plant pathogen that attacks common vetch

Anthracnose, a severe disease caused by the Colletotrichum spinaciae plant pathogen, often occurs in common vetch, a widely grown legume. Chemicals are not recommended for disease management because the plants are used as livestock feed. A new study.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Archaeologists report earliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa

A trove of ancient plant remains excavated in Kenya helps explain the history of plant farming in equatorial eastern Africa, a region long thought to be important for early farming but where scant evidence from actual physical crops has been previous.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

NASA imagines a catastrophic asteroid impact to study how to prevent it

The Netflix movie "Don't Look Up" received plenty of accolades for its scarily realistic portrayal of a professor from Michigan State University attempting to warn the world about a civilization-ending asteroid impact......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

New hemp reference material will help ensure accurate cannabis measurements

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now selling a hemp reference material that will help laboratories accurately measure key components in cannabis plant products. This will help law enforcement agencies accurately distinguis.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

Ford plant incentives slashed by Michigan after EV projects shrink

The reductions are in step with Ford’s scaling back of the EV battery project in Marshall, Mich., from $3.5 billion and 2,500 jobs to the new range of $2.5 billion-$3 billion and 1,700-2,100 jobs, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corp.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

Researchers engineer poplar trees to synthesize valuable chemical squalene, normally harvested from shark livers

What do poplar trees, sharks and biofuels have in common? While it might sound a bit like a riddle, a team led by Michigan State University biochemists has reported exciting findings concerning all three in the quest for cleaner energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

Lucid"s Q2 sales rise 71% on factory incentives of more than $16,000 per vehicle

Lucid said it delivered 2,394 Air sedans in the second quarter on production of 2,110. Factory incentives in the quarter rose to $16,537 per vehicle versus $9,924 a year earlier, Motor Intelligence said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024

Low-cost depth imaging sensors achieve 97% accuracy in rapid plant disease detection

A research team has investigated low-cost depth imaging sensors with the objective of automating plant pathology tests. The team achieved 97% accuracy in distinguishing between resistant and susceptible plants based on cotyledon loss. This method ope.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024

Michigan dealership group takes branding to the skies with hot air balloon

A hot air balloon emblazoned with the name of the Kalamazoo, Mich., dealership group dances through Midwest skies every summer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 6th, 2024

Pongamia trees grow where citrus once flourished, offering renewable energy and plant-based protein

An ancient tree from India is now thriving in groves where citrus trees once flourished in Florida, and could help provide the nation with renewable energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 6th, 2024

Researchers reveal how myrtle rust pathogen breaks into a host plant

A recent study looking at the molecular foundation of myrtle rust reveals how the pathogen breaks into a host plant and how the host plant responds. This insight will inform the design of useful tools to prevent future break-ins and safeguard plant h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 5th, 2024