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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



 



Marine Mucus House

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How trashing your house helps the environment. @MBARI_News #larvaceans #DeepPIV #ocean #carbon


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That's My Jam!

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Is carpooling really the cure for clogged streets? @Kennedy_School #traffic #congestion #carpool #economics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-10_Thats_My_Jam-50e76d03.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Picturebook Overload

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A picture is worth a few more words. @SussexUni #Learning #education #reading


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-09_Picturebook_Overload-b8498bb6.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Modern Family

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Prosthetic ovaries from a 3D printer? @NorthwesternU #infertility #family #reproduction #obgyn


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-07_Modern_Family-2d0d1ba7.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Hunting for Zzzz’s

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Teens up all night? It could be for your protection! @UofT #anthropology #evolution #Zzz #sleep


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-06_Hunting_for_Zzzzs-c1e792ff.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Early Education

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Bullfrog eggs go to the head of the class! @OregonState #amphibeans #frogs


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-04_Early_Education-0f06818b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Binge-Eating Brain

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Binge-eating has a best friend in the brain. @Yale #binge #brain #eating #neuroscience


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-03_Binge_Eating_Brain-2ac98390.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Global Caterpillar Killers

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Caterpillars living in the danger zone. @helsinkiuni #caterpillar #insect #predation #international


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-01_Global_Caterpillar_Killers-e5e1f5f9.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Less Than Zero

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Helping kids understand negative numbers #math #learning #education


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-21_Less_Than_Zero-cf3de3cd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Eau de Bacteria

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Your sniffer knows best #smelltheroses #chemistry @UmassAmherst #water #biochemistry #bacteria


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-20_Eau_de_Bacteria-9b28f204.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Simulated Plants

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Simulated plants are saving the day! One lab at a time. #photosynthesis @UCF #climatechange #environment #innovations


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-19_Simulated_Plants-5bfa0392.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sing-Song Speech

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Music education gets a boost #childdevelopment #learning #language #linguistics #music


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-18_Rhythm_of_Speech-5ecb34cf.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bad Seeds

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Your kid might turn out to be the boss of you #childdevelopment #humanbehavior #psychology #badseed


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-17_Bad_Seeds-292cda10.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Super See-Through

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

If wood and glass had a baby, it would be transparent #wood @UofMaryland #innovations #chemistry #construction


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-16_Super_See-Through-854f85d5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Build-A-Brain Lab

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Lab-grown brains could help us develop new cures for mental disorders #stemcells #organoids @HarvardMed #brains #neurology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-15_Build-a-Brain_Lab-b50e1010.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cold Comfort

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Why women put on sweaters at work #physiology #workplace #temperature #cold


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-14_Cold_Comfort-eb275cbe.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Pain-killing Spit

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Making boo-boos better #physiology #biology #chemistry


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-13_Pain-Killing_Spit-51c26ad9.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Contact Lens Computer

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Contact lens computers could show you when you're sick @OregonStateCBEE #ContactLensComputer #diabetes #innovations #genetics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-12_Contact_Lens_Computer-c9db8bc1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Seaweed Solution

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Ant problem? We’ve got it solved. All you need is sugar, poison, and kelp. @UCRiverside #ants #pestcontrol #alginates #poison


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-10_Seaweed_Solution-7fa43a38.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Let it Run

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Diarrhea -- like a juice cleanse, but for your gut? @BWHResearch @HarvardMed #biology #foodpoisoning #digestion #diarrhea


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-09_Let_It_Run-6582a74e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Math Anxiety

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How to conquer your fear of fractions #math #learning #psychology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-08_Math_Anxiety-cbc94675.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Venom Bomb

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Sea urchins use chemical weapons against fellow marine creatures @NMSCSCU #seaurchin #predation #marinebiology #chemicalweapons #selfdefense


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-07_Venom_Bomb-f606119d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sleep Like a Teenager

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Another reason to press that snooze button. #sleep #healthbenefits #aging #neuroscience @UCBerkeley


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Popeye's Secret

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How not to grow old – gracefully! #cells #proteins #physiology #aging #disease


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-04_Popeyes_Secret-e447f39a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cats: The Untold Story

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How cats took over the world #cats #animalbehavior #felinefriends #ancienthistory


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-03_Cats_The_Untold_Story-f8e2d19b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Beer for Health

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Go on, pop a cold one – it’s good for you! #nutrition #chemistry #beer #barbq #LaborDay


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-02_Beer_for_Health-d4c2cbf0.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Horse Face

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

These equine expressions will surprise you! #animalbehavior #horses #facialrecognition


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-23_Horse_Face-173ec373.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Robo-Skeleton

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Hang this skeleton in your closet! #balance #biorobotics @ScuolaSantAnna @Columbia @EPFL


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-22_Robo_Skeleton-cc4b060d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mouthful of Molecules

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Better chocolate through chemistry? #chocolate #flavor #physiology #chemistry


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-21_Mouthful_of_Molecules-4ed09430.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







X-Ray Space Specs

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Can x-rays help us find invisible matter? #darkmatter #xrays #galaxy @MIT @ScienceMIT


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-19_X-Ray_Space_Specs-6845098c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sex, Light and Fireflies

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How our behavior affects other couples #entymology #animalbehavior #mating #fireflies


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-18_Sex_Light_and_Fireflies-a4326893.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Poison Protection

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

It’s time to milk these spiders for all they’re worth #spidervenom #bioinsecticide @UQ_News


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-17_Poison_Protection-1769a321.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast