Child undergoing anesthesia. Photo Credit, Getty Images. The human papillomavirus, or HPV, has been a well-recognized risk factor for developing several types of cancers. Initially, it was a known precursor to cancers of the cervix, with certain sub-types of the virus predisposing women to HPV lesions (genital warts) and formation of cancerous growths. In more
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Scoville Scale Chart (https://picturelights.club/galleries/chili-pepper-scoville-chart.html)Picture Lights Club Gallery, enhanced by CogWorld The Scoville Scale is a measurement chart used to rate the heat of peppers or other spicy foods. It can also can have a useful application for measuring cybersecurity threats. Cyber-threats are also red hot as the human attack surface is projected to reach over 6 billion
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Demis Hassabis, chief executive officer and co-founder of DeepMind Technologies Ltd., speaks during an event at Google’s Kings Cross office in London. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg DeepMind is hiring someone to write speeches for its senior leadership team and “articulate the company’s mission and impact on the
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From rainfall to wildfires, 2017 was a record-breaking year for natural disasters. In August and September, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria left behind a high death toll, drowned homes, and destroyed power lines. Hundreds of people died in earthquakes around the world, from Mexico to the Iran-Iraq border, and nearly 1,400 people were killed during
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Daybreak at Gale CraterNASA The United States Geological Survey (USGS) are experts in mapping natural resources here on Earth. Recently, however, the agency began large-scale mapping of space resources for mining. The USGS has been fundamental in determining resources across the United States, from mapping oil fields offshore the Gulf of Mexico to understanding aquifer
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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Amazon.com is in talks with Chile to house and mine massive amounts of data generated by the country’s giant telescopes, which could prove fertile ground for the company to develop new artificial intelligence tools. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos
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