Category Archives: government

Recovering Berlin Competition is Launched

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House Passes Cybersecurity Bill

“The House today overwhelmingly passed a bill aimed at building up the United States’ cybersecurity army and expertise, amid growing alarm over the country’s vulnerability online.

[INFOWAR]

Universities told to consider dope tests

Universities must investigate measures, including random dope testing, to tackle the increasing use of cognitive enhancment drugs by students for exams, a leading behavioural neuro scientist warns.

Student use of drugs, such as Ritalin and modafinil, available over the internet and used to increase the brain’s alertness, had “enormous implications for universities”, said Barbara Sahakian, a professor of clinical neuropsychology at Cambridge University’s psychiatry department.

[GUARDIAN]

Positive Views of Israel, Brought to You by Israelis

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government, deeply worried about the country’s declining international image, began a campaign on Wednesday to turn every Israeli — and ultimately every Jew — into a traveling public relations agent.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/18/world/middleeast/18israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss