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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



 



Dinosaur Family Tree

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Is T-rex more bird than beast? #dinosaurs #fossils # paleontology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-17_Dinosaur_Family_Tree-e11378f3.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Robot Roaches

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Roach robots to the rescue! #biology #robotics #cockroaches @UCBerkeley #disasters


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-16_Robot_Roaches-2866cd09.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Power Suit

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Dress up -- to move up! #psychology #workplace #fashion #productivity


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-15_Power_Suit-0a028f50.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Gas Detector

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

I spy with my little eye… a gas leak?! #Googlestreetview #environmentalscience #pollution @ColoradoStateU #gasleak #urbanplanning


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-14_Gas_Detector-4fb4fd43.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Foul-Mouthed Facts

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Put a quarter in the swear jar for this Loh Down! @Cambridge_Uni #cursing #honesty #personalityscience #psychology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-13_Foul-Mouthed_Facts-b218d5dd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Think on Your Feet

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Could standing desks make our kids smarter? #learning #brains #cognitivescience #education


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-12_Think_on_Your_Feet-97e7fd29.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Polar Bear Club

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Could you take the plunge? @QUT #exercise #coldbath #muscle #inflammation #recoveryn #physiology #iceswimming


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-11_Polar_Bear_Club-de78ba37.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Fish Bait

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Is this fishing method unsporting? #marinebiology #insulin #snails


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-10_Fish_Bait-2a24cd41.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Touchy Feely Power

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Come on, come on, come on, come on, now touch me Baby! #ElectricalEngineering@MichiganStateUniversity #TouchMeFeelMePowerMe #energy #conservation #electronics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-09_Touchy_Feely_Power-cda7183b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




On the Moooove

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The hills are alive...with the sound of mooo-sic! @UCDavis @nmsu #cows #genetics #DNA #science #genes #environment #agriculture #ranching


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-08_On_the_Mooove-adae78fa.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Healthy Handshake

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What a firm grip tells your doctor. #biology #health


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-07_Healthy_Handshake-468d581a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cannibal Frogs

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

To the victor goes the spoils…and the eggs! @univienna #frogs #cannibalism #animalbehavior


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-06_Cannibal_Frogs-647b6535.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sunny Downside

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Happiness is blind…to others! #happiness #sadness #empathy @Yale #psychology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-05_Sunny_Downside-6e2ad28a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Octo-Enrichment

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Who doesn't love a good puzzle? #octopus #cephelopods #marinebiology #animalbehavior


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-04_Octo_Enrichment-6d3d967a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Plants with a Bite

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Why Audrey II says, “Feed me, Seymour!” @UBuffulo @BGIShenzhen #plants #evolution #genetics #LittleShopofHorrors


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/05/25/1706-03_Plants_with_a_Bite-478a018a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Doggie Deception

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Can man’s best friend be trusted? #animals #dogs #biology #deception #lies #cognition


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1706-01_Doggie_Deception-5772fb59.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Waste Not

Wed, 31 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Join the clean plate club with this Loh Down! @EdinburghUni #food #agriculture #foodsecurity


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-23_Waste_Not-e41e89fd.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Gecko Defense

Mon, 29 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A strange new weapon against bacteria! #gecko #bactericidal @usceduau @yonsei_u


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-21_Gecko_Defense-379a74ec.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Plant Protection

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Helping vegetables help themselves. #plants #agriculture #gardening #farming


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-20_Plant_Protection-fbdfae6e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Warmed-Over Organs

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Can microwaves help alleviate the organ shortage? @UMNCSE @CarnegieMellon @ClemsonUniv #cryopreservation #nanotechnology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-19_Warmed-Over_Organs-8dc0efc7.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Stale Air

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Workplace productivity could be right under your nose! #greenbuildings #workplace #chemistry #environment #ventilation


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-18_Stale_Air-9808b8e3.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Bizarro Matter

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What’s the difference between matter and anti-matter? #particles #physics #anti-matter #ALPHA #CERN


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-17_Bizarro_Matter-ec5d9875.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Pets vs. Pests

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Tom and Jerry vs. Deputy Dog #cats #dogs #rats #pest


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-16_Pets_vs_Pests-e9c56178.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast










Stardust

Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Up on the roof…is another world. Literally! #space #dust #geology #physics #research


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-13_Star_Dust-8bf02876.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Fleeing Fish

Tue, 16 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

These fish belong in a Dr. Seuss book! #evolution #adaptation #biology #zoology @UNSW


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-12_Fleeing_Fish-3fc26b15.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Don't Flip Out

Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

When your compass points south instead of north


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-11_Dont_Flip_Out-b2ee2aea.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Tooth Hurty

Thu, 11 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Neanderthals find a cure for the toothache #neanderthal #aspirin #anthropology @ACAD_Adelaide


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-09_Tooth_Hurty-818a9b6c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Prisoner's Dilemma

Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Better think twice before selling out your friends! #prisonersdilemma #microsoftresearch #altruism #Oceans11 #psychology #socialscience


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-08_Prisoners_Dilemma-7f935a41.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Living on Coffee

Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Go ahead - you're safe to have another cup of Joe! #health #coffee #caffeine #longevity #Harvard


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-07_Living_on_Coffee-68daa2f6.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sky Shield Solution

Mon, 08 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How to cool down an overheated planet? #Geoengineering #@HarvardChemistry #AtmosphericChemistry #ThereGoesTheSun #SkyTums


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-06_Sky_Shield_Solution-2530c8e9.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tricky Fishy

Fri, 05 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Not all scales are equal. #marinebiology #physiology #oceans #fish #sealife


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-05_Tricky_Fishy-7df4988a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Roof Cooler

Thu, 04 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A cool way to save energy! @CUBoulder #materials #cooling #greenbuildings #cleanenergy #conservation


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-04_Roof_Cooler-6317c7d2.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cemetery Surprise

Wed, 03 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

An English cemetery's strangest secret. #archaeology #calcification #medievalmedicine


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-03_Cemetery_Surprise-7c1349d8.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Hi-Speed Brandy

Tue, 02 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Brandy is handy...with ultrasound! #homebrew #brandy #ultrasound @UniversityCadiz


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-02_Hi-Speed_Brandy-12a2533d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Ballsy Bees

Mon, 01 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Sandra tells you ‘bout the balls and the bees! @QMUL #animalbehavior #sociallearning #bees


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/04/25/1705-01_Ballsy_Bees-4b21d2ef.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Scorpitecture

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

This layout of this model home will surprise you! #scorpions #design #animalbehavior #architecture


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-20_Scorpi_tecture-90103d8f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast