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LIVERMORE >> With an early harvest just around the corner, Wente Vineyards' Kevin Zollinger is optimistic one of the state's worst droughts in recorded history won't leave the winemaker's precious grapes high and dry.
A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought .
We know, that wasn't the quick fix to afternoon ice cream binges you were hoping for.
A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm.
The Fresno area hasn't felt any serious effects from a major earthquake since a magnitude-6.4 temblor devastated Coalinga in 1983, injuring 47 people and causing more than $31 million in damage.
A Wisconsin State Journal report says growers were concerned after last year's unusually heavy harvest.
College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.
The shift towards meat-heavy Western diets means agricultural yields will not meet projected food demands for the world population in 2050, experts predict Eating less meat is "essential" to ensure future demand for food can be met and "dangerous" climate change avoided, experts have warned.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor struck 5 miles south of the city of Napa just before 2 a.m. Sunday.
There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Medical marijuana applications posted for business The official applications have been posted for aspiring medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.
The fair is celebrating its 92nd anniversary this year and the month-long event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the newly expanded Farm, said Renee Hernandez, Fair spokeswoman.
A swarm of millions of locusts descended upon Madagascar's capital of Antananarivo on Thursday, slowing traffic and blotting out the skies over the city.
A cold winter and trees still weary from last season's massive apple crop have Northern New England growers eyeing a decent but not spectacular harvest this year.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 02:21 am
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