Walter Mischel, 88, Psychologist Famed for Marshmallow Test, Dies – The New York Times

Dr. Mischel’s experiments with preschoolers and sweets zeroed in on the importance of delayed gratification, and his insights changed the study of personality.

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Saturn’s hexagon could be an enormous tower | Astronomy.com

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The six-sided storm that dominates the gas giant’s north pole may span stunning heights.

Source: Saturn’s hexagon could be an enormous tower | Astronomy.com

A Fish Has Passed The Benchmark Test Of Self-Awareness | IFLScience

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In a series of experimental observations conducted by Japanese researchers, bluestreak cleaner wrasse – a petite coral reef fish that mutualistically munch

Source: A Fish Has Passed The Benchmark Test Of Self-Awareness | IFLScience

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

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The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Source: Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

Popcorn-Powered Robots? Get ‘Em While They’re Hot! | Smart News | Smithsonian

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In an attempt to harness the power of pop, researchers went against the grain to push the boundaries of this staple starch

Source: Popcorn-Powered Robots? Get ‘Em While They’re Hot! | Smart News | Smithsonian

What Would Happen If the Earth Turned Into Blueberries? Thanks to a New Paper, Now We Know – The Chronicle of Higher Education

For one, our planet would immediately shrink in both mass and radius. Gravity would weaken. Oh, and there’s the blueberry geysers.

Source: What Would Happen If the Earth Turned Into Blueberries? Thanks to a New Paper, Now We Know – The Chronicle of Higher Education