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The Loh Down on Science

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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 those who love science as well as for those who avoid it!

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 those who love science as well as for those who avoid it!
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Pasadena, CA

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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 those who love science as well as for those who avoid it!

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English

Contact:

474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 583-5100


Episodes

Dance Pants

12/10/2019
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Dance your way to fashionista! Fashion forward @LifeAtPurdue researchers invent new self-powered clothing. #style #technology

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Destructo-Chicken!

12/9/2019
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Is domestic the new wild? New research suggests domestic/wild hybrids may outlive wild breeds. @UMich @KelloggBioStn #Don’tCallMeChicken #FeralChickens

Duration:00:01:29

Water From Wood

12/6/2019
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Could trees mean energy-efficient desalination? #desalination #wood #filtration #water @UofMaryland @LiangbingHu

Duration:00:01:29

Stellar Visitor

12/5/2019
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It’s an asteroid? A comet? An alien spacecraft? An interstellar visitor challenges our theories about the cosmos. #InterstellarVisitor #LostPlanets #Scouts @UMDscience

Duration:00:01:29

Vampire Bacteria

12/4/2019
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This vampire doesn’t care if it’s daytime, Twilight, or a New Moon! Researchers discover why life sucks when you’re algae. #vampire #slayme @UofA

Duration:00:01:29

Ruff History

12/3/2019
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Doggy #bones may reveal our early interactions with man’s best friend! #dogs #anthropology @UAlberta

Duration:00:01:29

A Powerful Leg-Up

12/2/2019
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Making strides in energy-harvesting for portable electronics @CUHKofficial #smartmaterials #energy

Duration:00:01:29

That's My Jam

11/29/2019
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Is carpooling really the cure for clogged streets? @Kennedy_School #traffic #congestion #carpool #economics

Duration:00:01:29

Yummy Water

11/28/2019
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Does water have a flavor? Mice say yes! #Caltech

Duration:00:01:30

Mind-Body Balance

11/27/2019
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Can mindfulness curb disease? #yoga #taichi #genes #disease #mindbodyinterventions @covcampus

Duration:00:01:29

Marine Mucus Shelters

11/26/2019
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How trashing your house helps the environment. @MBARI_News #larvaceans #DeepPIV #ocean #carbon

Duration:00:01:29

Hunting for Zzzs

11/25/2019
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Teens up all night? It’s for your protection! @UofT #anthropology #evolution #Zzz #sleep

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Blackest Black

11/22/2019
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How do #Spiders catch beams of light? #solar power #Energy #Science #superblack @Harvard @WildlifeMcCoy

Duration:00:01:29

Robot Coworker

11/21/2019
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Robots at work? They might look more like coworkers than replacements!

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Danger Down Under

11/20/2019
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Deadly jellyfish stings finally meet their match! #antidote #jellyfish #Australia #CRISPR #ChironexFleckeri @Sydney_Uni @GarvanInstitute @jcu

Duration:00:01:29

Sun Shower

11/19/2019
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It rains on the sun?! Better bring your sun-brella! @NASAGoddard #Rain #Sun #AccidentalDiscovery

Duration:00:01:29

Something to Crow About

11/18/2019
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Smarty-pants crows bring new meaning to the expression, “Bird Brain!” @Cambridge_Uni #BirdIntelligence #ABirdStoleMyPizza!

Duration:00:01:29

Good Boy Brain

11/15/2019
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From pugs to German shepherds to huskies - dogs are such a diverse bunch! But are their brains as different as their looks? #neuroscience #JNeurosci @LabHecht @SfNJournals

Duration:00:01:29

Technology Troubles

11/14/2019
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Who’s responsible for rescuing students from the clutches of #technology in #class? @UWaterloo @uwcte @UWSPHHS @ahswaterloo

Duration:00:01:29

RoboBee

11/13/2019
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What is the size of a paperclip, has legs, and can fly? The world’s smallest #drone, of course! @hseas @wyssinstitute #Robotics

Duration:00:01:29