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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



 



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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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1709-06_Sleep_Like_A_Teenager-a38e6a3f.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







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




Talk Squeaky to Me

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How moms and dads baby-talk differently #languages #linguistics #humandevelopment #babies #learning


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-16_Squeaky_Talk-3d3f583e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Drone Delivery

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Medical deliveries the 21st century way? #drones #technology #transportation #innovation


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-15_Drone_Delivery-1c5da4a2.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sticky and Icky

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Catching bugs with soft tongues and weird saliva @GeorgiaTech #frog #saliva #adhesion #biology #reptiles


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-14_Sticky_and_Icky-07315603.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Talking in Tune

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

The strangest language you've never heard of! #linguistics #language #turkish


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-13_Talking_in_Tune-2cda06a4.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Good Mood News

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Why sadness is our friend #psychology #humanbehavior #depression


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-12_Good_Mood-f1001543.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Nobody Does it Better

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Bacteria goes behind enemy lines to fight infection @NUSingapore #antibioticresistance #GMO


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-11_Nobody_Does_It_Better-9d79864b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Spider See, Spider Do

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Tapping into the language of love #spiders #animalbehavior #entymology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-10_Spider_See_Spider_Do-18983f10.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Bubble Brigade

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Stem cells, DNA, and...bubbles? The perfect recipe for healing broken bones! @CedarsSinai #dna #genetics


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-08_Bubble_Brigade-ee3e1752.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Sweeter Air

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

German engineering tackles a very serious problem


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-06_Sweeter_Air-b92b678e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Dog Scents

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

You might be able to use your nose just like your dog! @McGannLab #humansmell #physiology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-05_Dog_Scents-3a217c4e.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Swingin' Science

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How clocks communicate through walls #technology #physics #time


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-04_Swingin_Science-a3dbdaab.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




I Still Don't Get It!

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

How puns affect your perception #humanbehavior #psychology #language #perception


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-03_I_Still_Dont_Get_It-fe4f87b5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Turtle Mind Control

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Navigating the animal world with your thoughts @kaistpr #brain #control #turtle #remotenavigation


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-02_Turtle_Mind_Control-7134e37a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Safe Sun

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Using protection…from the sun! #sunburn #vitamind #chemistry


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/07/25/1708-01_Safe_Sun-d9a241b5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast