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Why should not the symmetry and truth that modulate these, glide into our spirits, and we participate the invention of nature?
So Gabriel waited until the boy came up, and then dodged him into a corner, and rapped him over the head with his lantern five or six times, just to teach him to modulate his voice.
Linked to a PID controller and pressure sensor, this valve modulates the steam flow to the heat exchanger to maintain the cooking temperature to within [plus or minus]1[degrees]C.
The answer: The gene called ras modulates the activity of a regulatory enzyme called adenylate cyclase.