Saturated Fat Could Kill Your Focus, Animals Have Regional Accents, and Rings Around Mars

Learn about how saturated fat can make it harder for you to focus; why it matters that animals have regional accents; and why Mars used to have rings.

A single meal high in saturated fat could make it harder to focus by Kelsey Donk

  • Our ability to focus may falter after eating one meal high in saturated fat. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-05/osu-oat051220.php 
  • Madison, A. A., Belury, M. A., Andridge, R., Shrout, M. R., Renna, M. E., Malarkey, W. B., Bailey, M. T., & Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. (2020). Afternoon distraction: a high-saturated-fat meal and endotoxemia impact postmeal attention in a randomized crossover trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 111(6), 1150–1158. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqaa085 

Many Animals Have Regional Accents by Samantha Suarez

Four of the eight planets have rings. Mars used to be the fifth. by Cameron Duke

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