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17 May 2019 09:39

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Periodic Table Found During Routine Cleaning at Scottish University May Be World’s Oldest

Between 2009 and 2018, women were 60.5 percent of donors for liver transplants, according to the data I received from five private hospitals. Data from several other countries shows that the majority of living organ donors are women. In the United States, which performs the highest number of living donor organ transplants in the world, women were 62 percent of kidney donors between 2008 and 2017 and 53 percent of liver donors. (The incident also raises another, even more compelling question: Does Brett Kavanaugh put ice in his beer?) As the nation attempts to ascertain what sorts of personality traits are desired or required in a Supreme Court Justice, it is tempting to trawl the anecdotes about Kavanaugh's life for clues to his temperament—for any further indications of what sort of dude he is. (In interviews prior to the release of the police report from that evening, Campbell called America"the most segregated country in the world, and the most racist country in the world," and observed that American kids, perhaps under the sway of hip-hop, "all wear hoodies and they all fight each other.") In the same piece, Campbell described reggae as "good-time music, so, if you are out drinking, it is the place to start," which might sound odd to anyone familiar with reggae's deep political and religious roots, or even with UB40's early records, which voiced very pointed concerns about Margaret Thatcher's conservative policies, the rise of the National Front in the U.K., and his country's pervasive, destructive joblessness.

"We know that it improves driving safety … it improves their ability to do daily tasks efficiently, it protects against depression and older adults who do the training have better health-related quality of life five to seven years later," she said. Intel will today disclose three more vulnerabilities in its processors that can be exploited by malware and malicious virtual machines to potentially steal secret information from computer memory. It is the clearest example yet that, over time, Chipzilla's management traded security for speed: their processors execute software at a screaming rate, with memory protection mechanisms a mere afterthought. Mitigations in the form of operating system patches, and hypervisor fixes, should be arriving any time now, and should be installed if you're worried about malware or malicious virtual machines slurping data. According to Intel, "systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and software guard extensions (Intel SGX) may allow unauthorized disclosure of information residing in the L1 data cache from an enclave to an attacker with local user access via side-channel analysis." This vulnerability was named Foreshadow by the team who uncovered it.

According to Intel, "systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and address translations may allow unauthorized disclosure of information residing in the L1 data cache to an attacker with local user access via a terminal page fault and side-channel analysis." Operating system kernels will need patching, and the SMM requires the microcode update, to be protected. According to Intel, "systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and address translations may allow unauthorized disclosure of information residing in the L1 data cache to an attacker with local user access with guest OS privilege via a terminal page fault and side-channel analysis." This will require the microcode, operating system, and hypervisor updates to protect data. It should be noted that on cloud platforms running multiple customer-supplied virtual machines, these guest operating systems must be patched – otherwise, they can exploit the underlying host hardware they share to steal information from neighboring VMs. That means customers must only be allowed to use platform-supplied kernels that have the mitigations baked in, or the hypervisor software must be tweaked to, for example, not schedule strangers' virtual machines to run on the same physical CPU cores, or disable hyper-threading. OSes such as Microsoft Windows and Linux maintain special data structures, called page tables, in memory that describe how portions of physical RAM are carved up and allocated to running applications. This takes time, and today's Intel CPUs will not wait for a page table walk to complete when they could be doing something more useful.

They will speculatively execute code based on a copy of the requested information cached in the L1 data cache, even if the page tables specify that this data is no longer present in physical memory and thus should not be read. The upshot is malware or a malicious guest operating system can exploit this to ascertain data it shouldn't be able to read, by forcing pages to be marked as not present and observing what's fetched speculatively from the L1 cache before the page fault circuitry in the processor can step in and halt proceedings. This requires the exploit code to run on the same physical CPU core as the victim code, because it needs to observe the L1 data cache. It must be said that no malware, to the best of our knowledge, is exploiting the related Meltdown and Spectre flaws, nor the aforementioned speculative-execution vulnerabilities – partly because mitigations are rolling out across the industry, and partly because there are easier ways to hack people. "L1 Terminal Fault is addressed by microcode updates released earlier this year, coupled with corresponding updates to operating system and hypervisor software that are available starting today," an Intel spokesperson told The Register.

Mary Lou McDonald's actions in not acknowledging the cover up puts Sinn Féin itself in the position of a perpetrator who doesn't care Yet again, a year has ended with Máiría Cahill calling in vain on Sinn Féin to acknowledge the cover up of an investigation into her rape following a meeting in November with Mary Lou. But repetition has not hackneyed her truth: a comprehensive review of her case in 2015 by Sir Keir Starmer – then a former director of public prosecutions for England and Wales and now a Labour MP – excoriated the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service. Mary Lou McDonald's actions in not acknowledging the cover up puts Sinn Féin itself in the position of a perpetrator who doesn't care about a victim's or a community's forgiveness. It's likely he ordered the chart in order to expose his students to the latest scientific research—as Nicola Davis explains for the Guardian, periodic table pioneer Dmitri Mendeleev had only published the first edition of his creation some 16 years earlier, in 1869, and it took time for the table to emerge as the industry standard. Covering almost every square inch of wall space in Beilby's living room are dozens and dozens of hand-carved cuckoo clocks. "I don't usually have more than one or two going at the same time because the noise drives my girlfriend Ainsley crazy," Beilby says.

The majority of the clocks he's purchased don't come with any type of date stamp, leaving Beilby to rely on clues such as whether it is key-wound versus spring-driven to ascertain approximately when it was built. The majority of the cuckoo clocks he's purchased either in person or from the internet don't come with any type of date stamp, leaving him to rely on clues such as whether it is key-wound versus spring-driven to ascertain approximately when it was built. Cuckoo clocks that come with a night silencer — a mechanism that allows the owner to turn it down when they hit the hay — are relatively new, Beilby says. "What solidified that in our heads was a few months ago when I sold a cuckoo clock to a woman who later messaged me, saying it was mostly for her three-year-old son who's going through treatment for leukemia.