Science and Technology links (July 27th 2019)

    1. There are thick ice deposits on the Moon. Water in space is important as it can be used to create fuel and to sustain life.
    2. Most animals do not suffer heart attacks and strokes, the way human beings do. It appears that the difference may be due to a specific genetic mutation. Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the West. In turn, insulin resistance (diabetes) is the most important single cause of coronary artery disease.
    3. Restricting the time period during which you eat (to say between the morning up til the early afternoon), reduce your appetite and may help you lose weight.

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A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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