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Ford plans to invest $4.5B in electrified vehicles and launch 13 new models by 2020

During the course of a press conference in Dearborn, Michigan, on Thursday, bigwig automaker Ford Motor Co. said that it plans to invest an amount of $4.5 billion in electrified vehicles by the year 2020.

The investment announced by Ford underscores the biggest five-year investment ever... read more

Rosetta spacecraft detects molecular oxygen in gas streaming off comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

The Rosetta spacecraft has discovered molecular oxygen in the gas streaming off comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This is a curious discovery that has left scientists rethinking about the ingredients that were there in the early solar system.

The thing that is baffling astronomers about... read more

Most Adult Americans want Powered alcohol Banned citing Easy Misuse by Underage Youth

The recently legalized powdered alcohol seems to have attracted a lot of negative attention as a survey conducted by University of Michigan (UM) has found that majority of adults in the United States are in favour of banning the sale and use of powdered alcohol, with 60% asking for a complete... read more

Jeni's Ice Cream Found Contaminated with Listeria, Yet Again

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has temporarily halted production and closed all scoop shops, after the bacteria, listeria was once again discovered in its Michigan Avenue Production Facility.

The company maintained that it had been checking every batch of its ice cream, since production... read more

Michigan Court Accepts Wildlife Officials’ Appeal, bans Invasive Pig Breeds

The Russian boars and similar pig breeds have been banned by the Michigan’s appeals court on Wednesday following a plea from wildlife officials against an injunction ordered last year by a Marquette County judge that prevented officials from containing these invasive species.

In a 3-0... read more

Depression may result into ‘Fuzzy thinking’: Study

When a person suffers from depression or anxiety, it can be difficult for him to focus. A latest study has revealed that you stop imagining things during such situations, as brain functioning in fact diminishes in certain areas and lead to what is commonly referred to as 'fuzzy thinking'.... read more

Dow Chemical sells chlorine business to Olin Corporation for $5 billion

Dow Chemical Company has signed a $5 billion deal with Olin Corporation for the chlorine business of the company. Dow Chemical’s chlorine business is the largest chlorine operation in the world. Due to low margins, Dow Chemical management has been looking to divest its interest in the chlorine... read more

Stunning Images of Tiny Sand Towers on Lake Michigan's Shore

A Western Michigan University grad did not fear blizzard conditions last weekend when he went ahead to capture stunning images of frozen sand formations on Lake Michigan's shore. Joshua Nowicki, 35, luckily stumbled upon the fleeting sand structures at St. Joseph's Silver Beach.

The... read more

Group Walks Can Help Lower Depression and Stress: Study

A latest study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan has revealed that group nature walks help to lower depression, stress and enhance one's mental health and well-being.

Researchers said individuals who had recently gone through a stressful phase like serious illness,... read more

Detroit’s bankruptcy trial adjourned for a week

Judge Steven Rhodes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan decided to adjourn Detroit's bankruptcy trial case for a week in order to provide the last major objector to the motor city's restructuring plan with time to redraft its case.

Rhodes ruled that the... read more

Ford’s 2015 Mustang hits assembly lines in Michigan

On Thursday, Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker Ford Motor Co. commenced the production of its newly-designed sixth-generation model of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car - the 2015 Mustang - at the Flat Rock plant in Michigan.

Revealing that the 2015 Mustang will be exported to more than... read more

Depiction of Violence against Women in ‘Fifty Shades’ Series may affect Health of Female Readers: Study

New research paper has unveiled that the young women who read 'Fifty Shades of Grey' have more chances to exhibit signs of binge eating disorders and also, they could have a verbally abusive partner in comparison to non-readers.

The study goes even one step further by saying that women... read more

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