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Society must respond to the growing demand for cognitive enhancement. That response must start by rejecting the idea that 'enhancement' is a dirty word, argue Henry Greely and colleagues. Today, on university campuses around the world, students are striking deals to buy and sell prescription drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin — not to get high, but to get(More)
Having a good mentor early in your career can mean the difference between success and failure in any field. look at what makes a good mentor. The Nature awards for creative mentoring in science were created on the premise that the mentorship of young researchers — although fully deserving of recognition — is perhaps the least remarked on of all the(More)
The Program Dependence Web is a program intermediate representation which can be interpreted under control-driven, data-driven or demand-driven disciplines. An operational definition is given for the Program Dependence Web. This includes definitions for the nodes and arcs and a description of how webs are interpreted. The general structure for conditionals(More)
Although much work has been done by scientists in developing communications to non-scientist audiences, much less attention has been given by them to the ways in which those messages are interpreted. Here, I look at the published work that examines the issue. I focus on three contexts in particular: debates over the triple vaccine for measles, mumps and(More)
By understanding the types of attacks available to an adversary, we can develop more effective defenses against them. A taxonomy of denial-of-service attacks based on a dance-hall metaphor is a step toward gaining such an understanding. This article presents a metaphor for DoS-the dance hall-that helps us toward a comprehensive view of DoS attacks. In this(More)