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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



 



The Tooth About Beavers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

These buck teeth have an upside! #animals #beavers #teeth #rodents


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-13_Tooth_About_Beavers-3dfac5e0.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sixty-Second Workout

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Got a minute? Get your workout in! #HealthyBones @UniofExeter #exercise #physiology #workout


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-12_Sixty_Second_Workout-19cc6eeb.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tonal Talk

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Awkward mistakes in Mandarin Chinese. #climate #linguistics #language #larynx


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-11_Tonal_Talk-04500a69.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Unbreak My Heart

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Is there a cure for a broken heart? #brokenheart #timehealseverything #physiology #emotionaldistress


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-10_Unbreak_My_Heart-2cd66cbf.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Greasy Grimy Guts

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The dirtiest faces ever! #animalbehavior #vultures #birds #bacteria #smithsonian #microbes


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-09_Greasy_Grimy_Guts-e47cfb32.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




The Planet Well-Bean

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMT

How eating beans can help climate change. #PlanetWell-Bean #BeansForBeef #environment #methane #climate


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-08_Planet_Well_Bean-ad202c2f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Not Too Sweet!

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Hold the sweetener, the artificial ones too! @um_research #sugar #health #diet #sweeteners


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-07_Not_Too_Sweet-e1a9e22c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Immunity Assault

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

This function of salt will surprise you! #salt #immunology #physiology #germs #bacteria


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-06_Immunity_Assault-d5eee433.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Killer Caterpillars

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Can plants turn caterpillars into cannibals? #caterpillars #cannibal #plants @UWMadison #entymology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/11/06/1711-04_Killer_Caterpillars-4ef81bf6.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Four-Letter Words

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

When biology is like a word game. #proteins #DNA #aminoacids #biology #Scripps


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-03_Four-Letter_Words-6da0746f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Head Shake

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

An easy new test for concussions. #football #neurology #braindamage #sports


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-02_Head_Shake-0b237233.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Zombie Invasion

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Is TV binging turning us into sleepwalking zombies? #Sleep #binging @LeuvenU #netflix #insomnia


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/10/23/1711-01_Zombie_Invasion-00eafb02.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Face Value

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Scientists face off – whose study do you trust? @Cambridge_Uni #psychology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-21_Face_Value-36a27e00.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Probiotic Pollution Solution

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Using probiotics as a weapon in the fight against industrial pollution. #probiotics #environment #chemistry @uwnews @NASAAmes @MissouriSandT


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-19_Probiotic_Pollution_Solution-4a5f97c1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Toxic Nests

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Smoking IS allowed in this mama bird’s nest! @UNAM_MX #animalbehavior #nesting #toxicity #nicotine #cigarettes


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-18_Toxic_Nests-8c759967.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







The Perfect Wave

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Come on a surfin’ safari – for science! @Scripps_Ocean #waves #surf #ocean #physics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-16_The_Perfect_Wave-df9d91c1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Mind-Body Balance

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Can mindfulness curb disease? #yoga #taichi #genes #disease #mindbodyinterventions @covcampus


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-15_Mind_Body_Balance-93196c14.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Yummy Water

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Does water have a flavor? Mice say mmm-good! #Caltech


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-13_Yummy_Water-96aaa3e8.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




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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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/09/27/1710-12_Marine_Mucus_Shelters-628e68d1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







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