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Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

If you want to surprise Dad with a special bottle of wine this Father's Day, you should try a big, bold cabernet sauvignon like the Mt. Brave.
UGA raising grade requirements to graduate with honors; won't affect students until 2018

ATHENS, Ga. - UGA officials voted to make the change last month because the proportion of students earning honor diplomas has crept up to nearly half.
Cows exempt from greenhouse gas limits

...ignored. Every industry has to play their role," said Frank M. Mitloehner, an associate professor at the University of California at Davis, who has studied livestock gas for 15 years. But laws designed to reduce emissions from smokestacks and...
Across South Carolina

GEORGETOWN - Police are investigating a shooting outside a business Friday night that left one man dead.
Female faculty closing pay gap

ATHENS, Ga. - An age-old salary gap between male and female professors in the United States has nearly closed at the University of Georgia, where women might have even surpassed men among junior faculty, according to a recent report from the American Association of University Professors.
Now grading your student writing: a computer

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Student essays always seem to be riddled with the same sorts of flaws. So sociology professor Ed Brent decided to hand the work off - to a computer.
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Scientists say monkeys have protein that prevents HIV infection

...because it will help build a basis for hammering the virus before it gets started," said Paul Luciw, a University of California at Davis microbiologist who specializes in AIDS research. The protein, called TRIM5-alpha, was identified in...
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'Urban legend' rumors keeps racial lynching theories alive in South outlet for frustrations, particularly in response to racial injustice. Turner, a vice provost at the University of California at Davis, said she used to debunk myths among her black students, such as one that said U.S. scientists created...
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America's next energy source - hydrogen power

Every day, American drivers eat up nearly 7 billion miles of pavement - roughly the distance to Pluto and back - getting where they want to be.
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Olympics explore high-tech frontiers

Science in the pursuit of speed is on full display in Salt Lake City, where Olympic competitors are taking advantage of an unprecedented wave of technical innovation to gain an edge. After decades of more or less steady improvement, experts say the world's top athletes may be approaching some inherent limits to human performance - and that means that technology is increasingly important in helping them shave milliseconds off their times.