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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



 



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




Posture Perfect

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Strike a pose that says “swipe right!” #humanbehavior #attraction #dating #bodylanguage @UCBerkeley


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-19_Posture_Perfect-b4055db4.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Scent of a Silverback

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Old Spice it ain’t! #gorillas #primates #animals #smell #odor #physiology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-18_Scent_of_a_Silverback-d0b38772.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Octopus Tangle

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What keeps these animals from being the pretzels of the sea? #anatomy #physiology #marinebiology #octopus #inverterbrates


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-17_Octopus_Tangle-81c0dff4.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Sleep Waves

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A long night’s sleep, in a bedroom perhaps very, very near…#sleep #brainwaves #starwars #neuroscience @Harvard @salkinstitute @UCSanDiego


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-16_Sleep_Waves-6c86255b.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Facial Recognition

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Putting a face to the name – and vice versa @Stanford #neuroscience #faces #aging #brain #whatsmyageagain


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-15_Facial_Recognition-525a36fc.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Leafy Listeners

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Not so good, good, good vibrations! #plants #biology #caterpillars #insects #predators


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-14_Leafy_Listeners-4834ff37.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Cool Doo!

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Take cover for this Loh Down! @ColoradoStateU #birdpoop #Arctic #climatechange


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-13_Cool_DooDoo-8f86650a.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Social Survivors

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Friends are the best medicine! @KPShare #bccww #breastcancer #socialsupport #sociology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-12_Social_Survivors-f7af5c01.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Vowel Play

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Rhyme time for baboon bards #baboon #vowels #biology #linguistics #language #evolution #primates


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-11_Vowel_Play-b7595ed9.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast







Tickled Pink

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Happy rats make better lab-mates #biology #science #happy #rats


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-09_Tickled_Pink-754b82b1.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




In Your Dreams

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Do your dreams come with popcorn? @NAIST #Dreams #Sleep #NeuralNetworks #SeeingDreams


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-08_In_Your_Dreams-1462620c.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Chirping Chips

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

A crunchy, munchy, crickety snack hits the health-food stores #insects #snacks #nutrition #healthyeating


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-07_Chirping_Chips-463739df.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Swimming Through Menopause

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Mother-daughter rivalry heats up under the sea @UniofExeter #orcas #reproduction #evolution #marinebiology #whales


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-06_Swimming_through_Menopause-2fc074a5.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Addictive Orb

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Love the sun…just not too much! #sun #addiction #endorphins #sunworship


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-05_Addictive_Orb-b75b2406.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Tattoo Appeal

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What message is your tat really sending? #tattoo #masculinity #sociology #Jagiellonian


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-04_Tattoo_Appeal-00beeb44.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Urination Duration

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

What do cats, elephants and humans have in common? #biology #animals #pee #zoology


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-03_Urination_Duration-e615c3b8.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Whirligig Science

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

These scientists aren’t just playing around! @Stanford #bloodtests #malaria #toy #physics #bioengineering #biomedical #engineering


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-02_Whirligig_Science-5d36723d.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast




Uber Convenient

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Unseating congestion in NYC @MIT @MIT_CSAIL #rideshare #traffic #carpool #uber #taxi


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https://media.scpr.org/podcasts/upload/2017/03/26/1704-01_Uber_Convenient-d3949c18.mp3?context=loh-down-on-science&via=podcast