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Stellantis clashes with suppliers spill into court, shut down plants

The maker of the Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge and Ram brands has taken a hard line toward parts makers seeking inflationary cost relief, rolling out a “no more claims” policy earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsApr 15th, 2024

Animals self-medicate with plants—a behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia

When a wild orangutan in Sumatra recently suffered a facial wound, apparently after fighting with another male, he did something that caught the attention of the scientists observing him......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

Court filings reveal new details in ‘Fixer to Fabulous’ lawsuit

Court filings reveal new details in ‘Fixer to Fabulous’ lawsuit.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Christian group temporarily opens beaches it has closed on Sunday mornings as court fight plays out

Christian group temporarily opens beaches it has closed on Sunday mornings as court fight plays out.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

‘It’s not just marijuana’: 7,000 plants and $60K bust in Northern California

‘It’s not just marijuana’: 7,000 plants and $60K bust in Northern California.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Creepy video shows plants ‘breathing’ in real-time

Creepy video shows plants ‘breathing’ in real-time.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Countries Must Cut Climate Pollution, Ocean Court Rules

In its first climate change case, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea determined that a global ocean convention extends to greenhouse gases, meaning countries have an obligation to reduce them.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Stellantis U.S. sales boss Jason Stoicevich leaves after 2 months

Stellantis has appointed Matt Thompson as senior vice president of U.S. retail sales to succeed Jason Stoicevich, who took on that role in March......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Jaguar Land Rover treats factory workers to music, luxury work wear

JLR spent two years studying ways to improve working conditions in its plants and found that music helped increase productivity......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Agreement reached at UN on biopiracy treaty

More than 190 nations agreed Friday on a new treaty to combat so-called biopiracy and regulate patents stemming from genetic resources such as medicinal plants, particularly ones whose uses owe a debt to traditional knowledge......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Column: Tesla Model Y and BYD Seagull provide template for lower EV costs

Ford is right to ask for suppliers' help to rein in costs. But what is Ford doing in product development and manufacturing to cut costs?.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Study reveals key role of plant-bacteria communication for assembly of a healthy plant microbiome

In an interdisciplinary study, researchers have discovered that symbiotic bacteria communicate with legume plants through specific molecules and that this communication influences which bacteria grow near the plant roots. The findings provide insight.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Three sisters garden study finds balanced pollinator-plant network faces an uncertain future

The loss of even one wild bee species can disrupt the reproductive success of certain plants resulting in fewer vegetables, fruits and flowers, say York University researchers who studied how pollinators and plants rely on each other, specifically in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Heat wave cancels lessons for half Pakistan"s schoolchildren

Half of Pakistan's pupils will be shut out of schools for a week as the nation takes crisis measures to lessen the effect of a series of heat waves, officials said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Scientists develop novel approach to interrogate tissue-specific protein–protein interactions

Multicellular organisms, like animals and plants, have complex cells with diverse functions. This complexity arises from the need for cells to produce distinct proteins that interact with each other. This interaction is crucial for cells to carry out.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Research improves multiplex mutagenesis to increase experimental efficiency in plant genome editing

CRISPR/Cas9 remains the most powerful tool to generate mutations in plant genomes. Studying the various combinations of mutations has significantly increased the scale of experimental setups, necessitating more space to grow numerous plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Escaped GMO canola plants persist long-term, but may be losing their engineered resistance to pesticides

Populations of canola plants genetically engineered to be resistant to herbicides can survive outside of farms, but may be gradually losing their engineered genes, reports a new study led by Cynthia Sagers of Arizona State University, US, published M.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Research team uncovers mechanism for spikelet development in barley

The inflorescence architecture of crop plants like barley is predominantly regulated by meristem activity and fate, which play a critical role in determining the number of floral structures for grain production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

TikTok law threatening a ban if the app isn"t sold raises First Amendment concerns

TikTok, the short-video company with Chinese roots, did the most American thing possible on May 7, 2024: It sued the U.S. government, in the person of Attorney General Merrick Garland, in federal court. The suit claims the federal law that took effec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Michigan Appeals Court backs Ford dealer"s request to arbitrate lease pricing case

The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision declaring a customer's allegations of lease pricing deception at a Westland car dealership needed to be resolved through arbitration......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Mich. Appeals Court backs Ford dealer"s request to arbitrate lease pricing case

The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision declaring a customer's allegations of lease pricing deception at a Westland car dealership needed to be resolved through arbitration. Appellate Judges Mark Cavanagh, Kathleen Jansen and Alli.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024