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AP Source: Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. The partnership would be the first to match an automaker with Google's 7- year-old autonomous car project, which is now part of the so-called X lab at Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company. Last fall, Google hired John Krafcik, an auto industry...

Source: The Associated Press

UPDATE 1-All cars road tested by UK found to exceed lab emission limits

LONDON, April 21- Britain said on Thursday all 37 diesel car models it had tested out on the road exceeded the laboratory limits for polluting nitrogen oxides, but only Volkswagen had used so-called defeat devices to cheat tests. Britain launched an investigation into emissions after Volkswagen admitted to rigging U.S. diesel emissions tests in September.

Source: Reuters

All cars tested by UK exceeded lab emissions limits on road

LONDON, April 21- Britain said on Thursday all 37 car models it had tested exceeded the laboratory limits for polluting nitrogen oxides during real-world driving, but only Volkswagen had used so-called defeat devices to cheat tests. Britain launched an investigation into emissions after German carmaker Volkswagen admitted to rigging U.S. diesel emissions...

Source: Reuters

Theranos director: Treatment of CEO Holmes 'unfair'

Dick Kovacevich defended the embattled lab testing start-up's boss, Elizabeth Holmes, saying her treatment recently has been unfair.

Source: CNBC.com

Theranos CEO under fire

NBC News' Maria Shriver reports on her exclusive interview with Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and the executive's resolve to correct its lab testing issues.

Source: CNBC.com

Preventing further spreading of Zika

Discussing the effects of the Zika virus on people, what needs to be done in order to prevent further spreading and research funding, with Nahid Bhadelia, Boston University of Infection Control & National Emerging Infectious Diseases Lab; and Timothy Flanigan, Brown University Chief of Infectious Diseases Division of the Medicine Department.

Source: CNBC.com

U.S. CDC probing how lab worker acquired salmonella infection

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday it was investigating how one of its lab workers, recently diagnosed with salmonella infection, may have acquired the disease while working at a pathogen lab. The agency said initial tests indicated the worker was infected with a strain of salmonella that matched the strain being worked on in the lab.

Source: Reuters

How to make six figures from home

CNBC's Jane Wells shows some of the top-paying telecommuting careers. Here are successful work-at-home jobs ... as long as you're vegan or have a lab in your garage!

Source: CNBC.com

Jessica Alba's Honest Co rejects report on detergent ingredients

March 11- Honest Co, the shopping startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, rejected a Wall Street Journal report that the company used ingredients in its laundry detergent it had pledged to avoid. The Journal reported on Thursday that two independent lab tests it commissioned determined that Honest's liquid laundry detergent contains sodium lauryl...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Merck KGaA aims for 2016 earnings growth thanks to takeover

DARMSTADT, Germany, March 8- German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA expects adjusted core earnings to increase more than 10 percent this year, banking that additional profit from a takeover of lab supplies maker Sigma-Aldrich will offset higher expenses for drug development. The $17 billion Sigma-Aldrich deal, wrapped up in November, made Merck's Life...

Source: Reuters