How to Think About Wine Vintages

Recently I took part in a brief exploration of the Northern California vintage of 2011, a year that was widely regarded at the time as the worst in recent memory for cabernet sauvignon. James Laube, a columnist for Wine Spectator magazine, called it “the most damning vintage in perhaps 15 years.” Yet the six wines…

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Gift to Yale launches neuroscience institute to unravel mysteries of cognition

Yale University today announced that a historic philanthropic gift will launch an ambitious new research enterprise devoted to the study of human cognition. The gift, from Yale alumnus Joseph C. Tsai ’86, ’90 J.D., and his wife, Clara Wu Tsai, establishes an innovative research organization that will bridge the psychological, biological, and computational sciences and…

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