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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



 



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




Shellfish Sherlock

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

Heat tells sea shells how to grow by the seashore. #penshells #motherofpearl #oceantemps #climatechange #marinebiology #oceanography #earthscience #prehistoric


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http://media.scpr.org/audio/upload/2017/01/18/1702-19_Shellfish_Sherlock-50b66fc5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




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


Media Files:
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