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The Loh Down on Science

American Public Media

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!

Location:

Pasadena, CA

Description:

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

Friendly Birdie

4/7/2020
Lend a helping beak! @maxplanckpress #birds #greyparrots #selfless #kindness

Duration:00:01:30

Whirligig Science

4/3/2020
Ancient toy inspires low-cost centrifuge @Stanford #bloodtests #malaria #toy #physics #bioengineering #biomedical #engineering

Duration:00:01:30

Drunken Decisions

4/2/2020
Why is it so hard to say NO to that second glass of wine? #alcohol #compulsivedrinking #alcoholusedisorder @SantaClaraUniv @NIH

Duration:00:01:30

Cuttlefish Shades

3/31/2020
Why would a #cuttlefish wear glasses?! For #science, of course! @trevorwardill @ScienceAdvances

Duration:00:01:30

Ultimate Language

3/30/2020
Learning a second #language can be a daunting task. What if there was a universal language everyone could understand? @_themusiclab @Harvard @sciencemagazine @mmkrasnow @samuelmehr

Duration:00:01:30

Fast Life

3/27/2020
Feeling hungry? Your future self might thank you! @OISTedu #fasting #metabolites #antioxidants #longevity

Duration:00:01:30

Feline Love

3/26/2020
Man’s best friend: kittens? @OregonState

Duration:00:01:30

Plastic Fantastic

3/25/2020
Shampoo bottles! Straws! Legos! #Plastic is everywhere, and A LOT of it ends up in oceans and lakes. How does it affect the sea creatures? @uniofjyvaskyla @UniEastFinland

Duration:00:01:30

Aging Brains

3/24/2020
Why do women win the arguments? A younger brain might help… @WUSTLmed #brain #aging

Duration:00:01:30

Getting Around

3/23/2020
@3chordwonder, @NoraNewcombe, on how to #mentally improve #spatial #navigation and orienting #directions

Duration:00:01:30

The One Ring

3/20/2020
One ring to rule them all, one ring to… track them? Researchers at @UniversityWRPG have created the newest trend in #wearabletechnology! #science #fashion #smarttech

Duration:00:01:30

Hear That?

3/19/2020
The key to hearing is here! @harvardmed #hearing #protein #TMC1

Duration:00:01:30

Hear That?

3/19/2020
The key to hearing is here! @harvardmed #hearing #protein #TMC1

Duration:00:01:29

Creature Feature

3/18/2020
Researchers from @uniturku have come to make you scream! #horrormovie #fear #neurology

Duration:00:01:29

Creature Feature

3/18/2020
Researchers from @uniturku have come to make you scream! #horrormovie #fear #neurology

Duration:00:01:29

Bladder Glow

3/17/2020
Using light to control the urge! Red means stop ...Green means? I gotta go? #optogenetic @robgereau and @WashUPain

Duration:00:01:29

Bladder Glow

3/17/2020
Using light to control the urge! Red means stop ...Green means? I gotta go? #optogenetic @robgereau and @WashUPain

Duration:00:01:29

Ghost Gene

3/16/2020
Ghost Genes: Oh, the hu-manatee! A lost (DNA) gene leaves manatees vulnerable to toxins. @PittTweet @sciencemagazine

Duration:00:01:29

Ghost Gene

3/16/2020
Ghost Genes: Oh, the hu-manatee! A lost (DNA) gene leaves manatees vulnerable to toxins. @PittTweet @sciencemagazine

Duration:00:01:29

Flying in Hot

3/13/2020
High-speed flights are heating up! @FloridaState #aerospace #carbon

Duration:00:01:29