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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!

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Climate of Conquest

9/21/2018
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Genghis Khan meets climate change.

Duration:00:01:29

Little Champs

9/20/2018
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Gotta hit up the gym to get as fit as ...my kid? #fitness #kids @UCAuvergne @EdithCowanUni

Duration:00:01:29

Dino Dominance

9/19/2018
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We all know how the age of dinosaurs ended -- but how did it begin? @BristolPalaeo @MUSE_Trento #dinosaurs #extinction #beginnings #paleontology

Duration:00:01:29

Naptime for Jellies

9/18/2018
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Do you need a brain to sleep? #sleepwiththefish #jellyfish #evolution #brains

Duration:00:01:29

Coffee Rx

9/17/2018
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Coffee or an aspirin? Why not both! @MIT, @harvardmed, @BrighamWomens #cleaningupplastics #caffeine

Duration:00:01:29

Foot-Flaggin’ Frogs

9/14/2018
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Rock frogs that rock their socks off!

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Painless Proboscis

9/13/2018
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A painless medical needle designed by experts - mosquitoes! @OhioState #MosquitoMedicine #Aichmophobia #SwatSwatTaintedLove

Duration:00:01:29

Caveman Cartoons

9/12/2018
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Write your own Flintstones episodes with artificial intelligence! @allenai_org @Illinois_Alma #theflintstones #machinelearning #AI

Duration:00:01:29

Second Language Advantage

9/11/2018
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Do #bilinguals pay better attention? Researchers @ Singapore Management University published in #Bilingualism: Language and Cognition say they do.

Duration:00:01:29

Rice Cooker

9/10/2018
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This rice might be a little overcooked! @UTokyo_News_en #riceislife #climatechange #globalwarming #agriculture

Duration:00:01:29

Brainless Learning

9/7/2018
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The Scarecrow could have learned a thing or two!

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Counterfeit Mushrooms

9/6/2018
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With thousands of dollars on the line, can chemistry help sniff out counterfeit truffle products? @lmondello @unimessina #chemistry #truffle #fungus #counterfeit

Duration:00:01:29

Drip Drop

9/5/2018
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Drip…drip…drip. What’s the cause of that leaky faucet sound? #water #lifehacks #physics #bubbles

Duration:00:01:29

Bird Peace

9/4/2018
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Blood is not thicker than feather! #BirdAlliances #fairy-wrens #Maluridae #AllisonJohnson @UNLincoln

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Panda-Nomics

9/3/2018
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Panda conservation is good for the environment…and your wallet! #GiantPanda #Conservation #Economics

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The Nerve!

8/31/2018
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Sandra says thank you...cockroaches?? #prosthetics #cockroaches #engineering #materialscience #biomaterials @stanford_ee

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Power House

8/30/2018
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Your appliances are wasting heat – here’s how to fight back! #engineering #materials #energy #energyefficiency @UCBerkeley @BerkeleyMSE

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Slip n' Slide

8/29/2018
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Why is ice sooo slippery? It’s not what you think! @maxplanckpress #ice #molecules #iceSkating #slippery

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Pain-Free Family

8/28/2018
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Accident of birth leads to daredevil stunts

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Croc Meets Bach

8/27/2018
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Who knew the reptile brain was so classically inclined? @ruhrunibochum @WitsUniversity @StellenboschUni

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