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The Loh Down on Science



The Loh Down on Science is the fun way to get your daily dose of science in less than two minutes. The program explains the world of science with a dash of humor. Hosted by writer/performer and Caltech alumna Sandra Tsing Loh, it's a program for t



 



Sleep Waves

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A long night’s sleep, in a bedroom perhaps very, very near…#sleep #brainwaves #starwars #neuroscience @Harvard @salkinstitute @UCSanDiego


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-16_Sleep_Waves-6c86255b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Facial Recognition

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Putting a face to the name – and vice versa @Stanford #neuroscience #faces #aging #brain #whatsmyageagain


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-15_Facial_Recognition-525a36fc.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Leafy Listeners

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Not so good, good, good vibrations! #plants #biology #caterpillars #insects #predators


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-14_Leafy_Listeners-4834ff37.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cool Doo!

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Take cover for this Loh Down! @ColoradoStateU #birdpoop #Arctic #climatechange


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-13_Cool_DooDoo-8f86650a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Social Survivors

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Friends are the best medicine! @KPShare #bccww #breastcancer #socialsupport #sociology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-12_Social_Survivors-f7af5c01.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Vowel Play

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Rhyme time for baboon bards #baboon #vowels #biology #linguistics #language #evolution #primates


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-11_Vowel_Play-b7595ed9.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Tickled Pink

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Happy rats make better lab-mates #biology #science #happy #rats


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-09_Tickled_Pink-754b82b1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




In Your Dreams

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Do your dreams come with popcorn? @NAIST #Dreams #Sleep #NeuralNetworks #SeeingDreams


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-08_In_Your_Dreams-1462620c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Chirping Chips

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A crunchy, munchy, crickety snack hits the health-food stores #insects #snacks #nutrition #healthyeating


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-07_Chirping_Chips-463739df.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Swimming Through Menopause

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Mother-daughter rivalry heats up under the sea @UniofExeter #orcas #reproduction #evolution #marinebiology #whales


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-06_Swimming_through_Menopause-2fc074a5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Addictive Orb

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Love the sun…just not too much! #sun #addiction #endorphins #sunworship


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-05_Addictive_Orb-b75b2406.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tattoo Appeal

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What message is your tat really sending? #tattoo #masculinity #sociology #Jagiellonian


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-04_Tattoo_Appeal-00beeb44.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Urination Duration

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What do cats, elephants and humans have in common? #biology #animals #pee #zoology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-03_Urination_Duration-e615c3b8.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Whirligig Science

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

These scientists aren’t just playing around! @Stanford #bloodtests #malaria #toy #physics #bioengineering #biomedical #engineering


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-02_Whirligig_Science-5d36723d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Uber Convenient

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Unseating congestion in NYC @MIT @MIT_CSAIL #rideshare #traffic #carpool #uber #taxi


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-01_Uber_Convenient-d3949c18.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast










Chemical Trace

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Your chemical fingerprint could be your undoing! #forensics #chemistry #crime @UCSanDiego


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-21_Chemical_Trace-2fb780b1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mushroomed Positivity

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Feeling down? A magical mystery tour might help! #UZH #psilocybin #brain #emotions #magicmushrooms #neuroscience


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-20_Mushroomed_Positivity-ce37dec4.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Stradivarius Sound

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The secret to the Stradivari magic #chemistry #music #Stradivarius #instruments #NTU #violin


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-18_Stradivarius_Sound-840e6b42.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Platypus Poison

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A miracle cure – from the land down under! #platypus #zoology #diabetes @UniofAdelaide @Flinders


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-17_Platypus_Poison-ea7ce482.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Distracting Friends

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Why your friends may be cramping your dating style #sociology #ugly #friends #perception #attractiveness #dating @LondonU


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-16_Distracting_Friends-bfcf1034.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Pumped Lungs

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Not-so-smooth muscle cells @UCSF #SmoothMuscle #Asthma #Biopsy #BronchialHyperresponsiveness


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-14_Pumped_Lungs-2338b040.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Gut Instincts

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Don’t remember? Microbiome remembers! #GutInstincts #GiveMeYourMicrobiome #WeizmannInstitute #MicrobiomeResearch


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-13_Gut_Instincts-a624b358.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Music-less Man

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Musical taste – it may be all in your head #musiclessman #neuroscience @McGill #music #brain


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-11_Music-less_Man-336cc05d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sideways Swimming

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Why do these sharks do the side-stroke? @RoehamptonUni #hammerheadsharks #swimming #energy #ichthyology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-10_Sideways_Swimming-9320ec94.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cat Sense

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How cats choose a path in life. #cats #animalbehavior #UniversityofLondon #pets


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-09_Cat_Sense-98899c02.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




My Bodyguard

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Pluto’s moon takes a hit for his buddy #pluto #charon #astronomy #newhorizons @georgiatech


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-08_My_Bodyguard-448cd361.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Food Coma

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The science behind your siesta. #food comas @scrippsresearch @ScrippsFlorida @FloridaAtlantic #sleepstudy


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-07_Food_Coma-fc1a766b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




No-Mo Tattoo

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Getting un-inked #tattoos #inventions #physiology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-06_No-Mo_Tattoo-1865c59c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




D-NAN Be Damned!

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Clean it up before it blows up! @UWF #chemicals #science #explosives #dynamite #microbial #enzymes


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-05_D-NAN_Be_Damned-8e1a6118.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




State of Stubborn

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Baby, can I change your mind? @USC #politics #humanbehavior #neuroscience


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-04_State_of_Stubborn-b295fd13.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Doggy Love

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Look into my eyes, deep into my eyes… #dogs #pets #animalbehavior #sociology #communication


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-02_Doggy_Love-42680997.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Back in Time

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The backstory of back pain #evolution #anatomy #physiology #primates #backpain


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/02/21/1703-01_Back_in_Time-83046977.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Baking Bedbugs

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Easy-Bug ovens at the airport. @UCIrvine #heat #bedbugs #entomology #travel #insects


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-20_Baking_Bed_Bugs-7efbdf2d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast