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Berkeley findings says motorcycle lane-splitting safer than ever [w/video, poll]

The latest study seems to indicate that riders are better off splitting lanes than ever before.

BP sinks $500 million into bioscience research

BP has pledged to put $500 million into a new research program that will investigate how bioscience can boost energy production and reduce energy's environmental impacts. A number of institutions have been selected to join with BP in the new Energy Biosciences Institute including the University of California Berkeley and its partners the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Supermileage competition begins tomorrow; MPG to beat is 1836

The annual Supermileage engineering competition begins tomorrow at the Eaton Corporation Proving Grounds in Marshall, Michigan. The competition's goal is to build the most fuel-efficient one-person vehicle based around a small, four-cycle engine. The vehicles are "raced" not against the clock but against the gas meter. 29 college teams and 12 high school teams will compete this year. Defending champion the college teams is the University of British Columbia with 1,608 MPG. The high school defend