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Seven ways the Internet of Things can help end world hunger

World hunger has existed for centuries. It persists despite the elimination of apparent catalysts such as food production challenges. The phrase, “trying to solve world hunger,” has become shorthand to indicate any problem that seems insurmountable. The statistics are depressing. Every ninth person in the world is hungry, according to …

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Mechanism of calmodulin inactivation of the calcium-selective TRP channel TRPV6

Abstract Calcium (Ca2+) plays a major role in numerous physiological processes. Ca2+ homeostasis is tightly controlled by ion channels, the aberrant regulation of which results in various diseases including cancers. Calmodulin (CaM)–mediated Ca2+-induced inactivation is an ion channel regulatory mechanism that protects cells against the toxic effects of Ca2+ overload. …

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DVIDS – News – 17 wings team up for AFE chemical response training

Twenty Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen from 17 U.S. Air Force wings, representing four major commands, received training on the standardized procedures for an Aircrew Contamination Control Area at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, July 9-13, 2018. The five-day course began with classroom instruction and then hands-on training to gain first-hand knowledge …

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Farm Bill can help end world hunger

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