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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



 



Mop Up the Sky

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

More smog, more problems – and this time you can’t blame cars! #pollution #EarthDay #airquality #cleaners


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Offbeat Batter

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A swing and a miss? Why older brains don’t hit as many home runs. #brain #neurology #memory #sleep @sleepdiplomat @ucberkeleyneuro


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-13_Offbeat_Batter-5b4a114e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Grabbing is Believing

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brains prioritize objects we can touch @UNReno #HumanBehavior #Psychology #Learning


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-12_Grabbing_is_Believing-93bc9b8a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Happiness Unplugged

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Is your teen’s smartphone making them unhappy? #psychology #technology #happiness #teenagers @SDSU @universityofga


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-10_Happiness_Unplugged-df7c4a8d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







To-do or To-Snooze?

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

First on your to-do list – a good night’s sleep! @Baylor #sleep #insomnia


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-08_To-Do_or_To_Snooze-f2151635.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Going Batty

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

How Batman fights another super-criminal – viruses! #immunology #virus #DNA #genetics #bats


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-07_Going_Batty-f457e904.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast










Flash Flu Fix

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

What if the flu could be gone in a flash?! @ColumbiaMed #flu #UV #medicine #virus #contagious #airtravel


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-04_Flash_Flu_Fix-de845dcd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Diet Roulette

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The next generation of weight-loss plans. #GeneticDiets from @TAMU


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-02_Diet_Roulette-71abce1a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Just Add Mushrooms

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

A delicious recipe for road repair! #fungus #materialsengineering @RutgersU @binghamtonu #potholes


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/03/26/1804-01_Just_Add_Mushrooms-90507e55.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Freezing Hot

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

This study runs hot and cold! #freezing #temperature @uc3m @infouex @unisevilla


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-21_Freezing_Hot-9dbb21dd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Sweet Solution

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

No sugar-free diet here! Using sugar to make carbon-fiber #renewables @NREL


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-19_Sweet_Solution-da778c40.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Altruistic Apes

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bonobos choose friendliness over competition #bonobo #chimps #apes #altruism #evolution @DukeU


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-18_Altruistic_Apes-044be358.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bad Vibrations

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

One of the most straightforward causes of a genetic disease, revealed


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-17_Bad_Vibrations-79b7a204.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Toys for Tots

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

More toys, more fun? Not necessarily! @UToledo #childdevelopment #learning #playing


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-16_Toys_for_Tots-5149df83.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Perfect Pop

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

The hidden drama in your popcorn popper. @Polytechnique @ UGrenobleAlpes #movies #popcorns


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-15_The_Perfect_Pop-0da93c43.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Cuddle Buddies

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Hugs make you feel better - and your immune system stronger! @Oxford_Zoology #GutBacteria #RedBelliedLemurs #Stress #ImmuneSystem


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-13_Cuddle_Buddies-d5694484.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bumblebeer

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bees supply the essential ingredient! #beer #bees #yeast #brewing @NCState


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-12_Bumble-beer-1a90850c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mind Over Robot

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brains adapt to advanced prosthetics @UChicago_Medical #BrainMachineInterface #Prosthetics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-10_MInd_Over_Robot-39452dec.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bacterial Addicts

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Keeping our streams off the hard stuff. #drugresistance #environment #goinggreen


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-09_Bacterial_Addicts-f56002ec.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast










Skin Fix

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Medical glue closes wounds in a pinch! #SkinGlue @WyssInstitute


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-06_Skin_Fix-607e65b1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Fizzy and Fat

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Can bubbly bevs help you pack on pounds? @BirzeitUniv #biochemistry #bubbles


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-04_Fizzy_and_Fat-c4f9fed0.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




DNA Autocorrect

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Genetic spelling mistakes – corrected! #genetherapy #crispr #geneticengineering


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/02/24/1803-03_DNA_Autocorrect-6b509e5b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast










Let Them Eat Air

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Is air all we need for life? #microbiology #astrobiology @UNSW @MonashUni


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/01/28/1802-20_Let_Them_Eat_Air-feff63ad.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Scary Movie

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:00:00 GMT

What screaming does for you is not pretty.


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Baby Babble

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Eye contact = #Brain synchrony = more #baby communication


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2018/01/28/1802-17_Baby_Babble-0ba45463.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast