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PELOSI’S PLAYBOOK: Nancy Says Trump Wants DIRTY AIR, DIRTY WATER for American Kids

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took a page from the classic liberal playbook Tuesday, accusing President Trump and fellow Republicans of wanting dirty air and filthy water for America’s children. The liberal legislator released an official statement this week after the Commander-in-Chief announced his plans to overhaul Obama-era regulations regarding …

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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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Lane County air quality to get worse before it gets better – News – The Register-Guard

The air quality in Lane County is predicted to decline to moderately unhealthy Wednesday morning for people with lung disease, older adults and children as well as those who struggle with asthma or other breathing problems. But there’s good news: The unhealthy ground-level smoke won’t be hanging around for long. …

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