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Toast the end of 'Mad Men' with classic cocktails

...there's been a revival of well-made drinks and the ingredients to create them, and bartending has become so seriously scientific it's known as mixology.Back then, producers were still trying to sell spirits, but with new, zippy approaches that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/toast-end-mad-men-classic-cocktails
FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

...these same models to reliably predict how many hurricanes will hit Georgia in 2050?In recent years, a substantial number of scientific papers have been published calculating a "sensitivity" of temperature to carbon dioxide that is lower than the mean value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-04/fema-wants-georg
My mother prescribed aspirin for whatever ailed her children

...drug for which new uses are being discovered all the time. When I was a boy, though, my mother didn't have a library of scientific studies on which to base her medical decisions. And she didn't let our childish injuries keep us from the important things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-29/my-mother-prescribed-aspirin-
Pavey: Beavers aren't eager to see visitors

...Norman, the caretaker of the Lincoln County, Ga., site.Graves Mountain became famous in 1859 after it was described in scientific journals as a place where some of the planet's finest specimens of rutile - an opaque crystal whose finer specimens command...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2015-04-04/pavey-beavers-arent-eage
Medical marijuana research presents unique opportunity to regents

...medicine, research by Georgia Regents University is taking a scientific approach to sort through many of the same issues.The Board...vary from batch to batch, making it too imprecise from a scientific standpoint.GRU is getting its medication from GW Pharmaceuticals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-18/medical-marijuana-research-p
Charles Li wins spelling bee for second year in a row

After 47 rounds of spelling obscure English, foreign and scientific terms, Stallings Island Middle School pupil Charles Li won the Scripps National Regional Spelling Bee for the second year in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-07/charles-li-wins-spelling-
Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits.The investments come as researchers harness recent scientific advances, including the mapping of the human genome, sophisticated and affordable genetic tests and laboratory robots that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/science-industry-economics
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...and are headed to the opposite chamber for review: MEDICAL MARIJUANA: The Senate passed a bill that sets up a five-year scientific study of cannabis oil involving only those younger than 21 with seizure disorders, and a key senator promised to meld it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
Ga. Senate committee passes medical marijuana bill

...committee members debated the percentage of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, needed to be effective, citing often contradictory scientific studies.The Senate committee substitute, like Peake's, settled on a level of 5 percent THC. Unterman pledged to set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-19/ga-senate-committee-passes-medical-
Democratic republics need religion -- especially the United States

...a war against religion even in the private realm? RELIGION HAS GIVEN the world so many good things. For instance, many scientific advances have been made by early Islamic thinkers ? perhaps something unknown to many in the United States ? and of course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-15/democratic-repub