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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



 



Left or Right?

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

When doctors can't tell left from right. #QueensUniversity #neurology #doctors #cognitivescience


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-18_Left_or_Right-04be960c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Loh Down On Science for February 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Jumping spiders are great listeners! @Harvard @Cornell #spiders #audiophile #neuroethology #entomology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-17_Spider_Senses-ff468b59.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Real Pig-World

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

These optimistic pigs keep on the sunny side of the sty. #pigs #happiness #optimism #animalbehavior #farmanimals


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-16_Real_Pig_World-a1ad1c22.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Team Spear-it

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Are these the earliest roots of feminism? #anthropology #primates #animalbehavior #UIowa #hunting #evolution


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-15_Team_Spear-it-99015d59.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Frogs and Frogettes

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Bad news for bachelor frogs. #ecology #frogs #amphibians #salty @Yale


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-14_Frogs_and_Frogettes-b6a298b7.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Loh Down On Science for February 17, 2017

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Going down the Reddit-hole. #Reddit #R&R #science #socialmedia #sociology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-13_Comment_Comedown-15030f15.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tangled Tresses

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Taming the Untamable, Combing the Uncombable! #TheUntamable #DerStruwwelpeter #SettleDownBecky #MyBrushBrokeAgain #genetics #UniversityofBonn


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-12_Tangled_Tresses-17353eaa.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Deep Conversations

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Dolphins have a tete-a-tete. #DeepConversations #DolphinTalk #TheDolphinWhisperer #AnimalBehavior #MarineBiology #KaradagNatureReserve


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-11_Deep_Conversations-181ebd0f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tasting Togetherness

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Does everything taste better in twos? #senses #psychology @yale #flavors #food #yum #valentinesday


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-10_Tasting_Togetherness-bf1d0466.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mercury Madness

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

A recipe for disaster. #mercury #seabirds #sulfur #pollution #McGill #oceanography #ecosystem


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-09_Mercury_Madness-28854262.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




PUN-derstanding

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Why did the motorcycle stop moving? It was two-tired! #UCSD #UniversityofGhent #BrainHemispheres #Puns #HemisphericAsymmetry #cognitivescience #language


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-08_PUN_derstanding-be697374.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Icy Hot

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Forty thousand years to go one mile? #southpole @UCIrvine #icecore #climate #geology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-07_Icy_Hot-dca6aacd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Clock and Awe

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Feeling dread over that mountain of deadlines? Relax – it’ll be awe-right! #Awe @Stanford @UMNews #Time-crunch #Time perception #happiness #psychology #humanbehavior


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-06_Clock_and_Awe-f522c60d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bugburgers

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Inviting Jiminy Cricket over for dinner! @KingsCollegLon #NingboUniversity #meatfree #foodsource #insects


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-04_Bug_Burger-e989047f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Life Flight

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Can flying help you live longer? #physiology #animals #longevity


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1702-02_Life_Flight-416e0249.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Blowhole Test

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Dolphins deliver an ocean health check. #dolphins #marinescience #oceans #environment #breathalyzer #chemistry


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1702-01_Blowhole_Test-00139091.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Egg Unboiled

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Science’s latest breakfast special, served sunny-side-down. #eggs #foodscience


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-22_Egg_Unboiled-0a042f68.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




In Focus

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

World’s smallest magnifying glass creates a powerful laser! #laser #physics #light #cambridge #nanophotonics


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-21_In_Focus-74bb9db1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Super Spinach

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

What superpowers does your superfood have? @MIT @UCRiverside #plantnanobionics #spinach #botany


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-20_Super_Spinach-074de53e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




No Mo Phone?!

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Uh oh...where's my phone? #cellphones #devices #humanbehavior #sociology #smartphones #addiction


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-19_No_Mo_Phone-8b525d8c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Ticklish Rats

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Tickling rats for science… who knew studying fun could be so much fun! #tickling #behavior #neurology #brainscience #pyschology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-18_Ticklish_Rats-ce3710f5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Whoa There, Raindrops!

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Raindrops keep fallin' on my head ... faster than ever! #physics #rain #weather


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-17_Whoa_Raindrops-d9729a0a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Elusive Monopole

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Hunting north and south for the elusive monopole #monopoles #physics #magnetics


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-16_The_Elusive_Monopole-cfd085f1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Taking a Dive

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Seabirds dive at break-neck speed – without breaking their necks! @virginia_tech #seabird #diving #injury #birds #animals #physiology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-15_Taking_a_Dive-30e2f5b4.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bearded Ladies

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

These ladies don’t need Lady Schick! #lizards #amphibians #animals


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-14_Bearded_Ladies-d9ff1e80.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Medi-juana

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Mice with arthritis toke up a cure. #Marijuana #Cannabidiol #CBD #KennedyInstituteofRheumatology #HebrewUniversity #arthritis #anti-inflammatory #immunosupression


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-13_Medi_Juana-ce041e86.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Spider Bright

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Tarantula inspired fashion? #color #tarantula #bio #materials #tarantulachic #spider


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-12_Spider_Bright-131fad11.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Puffa Fish

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Don’t hold your breath! #marinebiology #animalbehavior #pufferfish


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-11_Puffa_Fish-092a698d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sense-able Shoes

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Helping seniors gain stability. #aging #balance #geriatrics


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-10_Sense-able_Shoes-a3e56976.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




NUTritious chocolate!

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Nuts to unhealthy chocolate! #chocolate #peanuts #foodscience #chemistry #healthfood


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-09_NUTritious_Chocolate-0b72237f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tears of Joy

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

An odd way of regaining emotional equilibrium. #humanbehavior #psychology #emotions #crying


Media Files:
http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-07_Tears_of_Joy-3df78389.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Stronger than silk!

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Pump up your silk with graphene! #graphene #silk #silkworms #chemistry


Media Files:
http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-06_Stronger_Than_Silk-cf9becf0.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Secret Life of Cells

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Look at my cell family tree! @Harvard @UW #CRISPR #familytree


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-04_Secret_Life_of_Cells-b7073ac6.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cocoa Cure

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Boost your memory – just add marshmallows! #neurology #neuroscience #aging #memory #flavonols #brains #geriatrics


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-03_Cocoa_Cure-8cfb905e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Hey, That’s MY Spot!

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

How a parking garage can help clear the air. #pollution #carbondioxide #cleanair #inventions #environment #citylife


Media Files:
http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-02_Hey_Thats_My_Spot-62b81dc0.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Chilly Tomatoes

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Tasty tomatoes lose flavor in the fridge – but why? @UF #cold #tomato #genes #flavorvolatiles #biology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/12/26/1701-01_Chilly_Tomatoes-7c6962e7.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mr. Mom

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

The wildest pregnancy story you'll ever hear! Via @Sydney_Uni #seahorses #marinebiology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/11/26/1612-22_Mr_Mom-3ca231d3.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Lazy Languages

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

An insight into why languages evolve. #language #linguistics #grammar #neuroscience #brains


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/11/26/1612-21_Lazy_Languages-1c44905c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Slippery When Wet

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT

A little shop of horrors in the rain forest. @BristolUni #plants #botany #ants #survival #biology


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2016/11/26/1612-20_Slippery_When_Wet-bc584494.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast