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An insect pest acquires multiple plant genes

An insect pest acquires multiple plant genes

Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia tabaci). Credit: US Department of Agriculture – Stephen Ausmus The silverleaf whitefly is a major crop pest in the tropics and subtropics. After studying its genome, an INRAE ‚Äč‚Äčresearcher and a CNRS researcher identified 49 plant genes transferred to the insect’s own genome. Such a large number of genes transferred between plants …

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JPMorgan Chase acquires payments fintech Renovite to help it battle Stripe and Block

JPMorgan Chase acquires payments fintech Renovite to help it battle Stripe and Block

The main entrance at JPMorgan’s headquarters in New York City. Eric McGregor | LightRocket | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase has agreed to acquire a payments startup called Renovite to fend off threats from fintech firms including Stripe and Block, CNBC has learned. The bank, a major player in the global payments arena, said that acquiring …

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DC United acquires Christian Benteke from Premier League's Crystal Palace

DC United acquires Christian Benteke from Premier League’s Crystal Palace

Comment on this story Comment DC United on Friday acquired Belgian national team striker Christian Benteke from Crystal Palace, adding a 10-year Premier League veteran as MLS’s transfer and trade window closed and the London club was preparing to begin its season. The deal was struck late Thursday, hours before MLS’s midnight deadline and one …

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