SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25 - Joan Carroll wants to be able to buy a $30 bottle of wine without feeling the self recrimination of spending above her means. Carroll, a technical writer for Hitachi America's e-business group, thinks a job in biotechnology will bring her closer to guilt-free oenophilia.

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