Hangry for a Happy Meal

Hey! Hey!! Why so “HANGRY”?? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. You missed breakfast, the vending machine ate your money, now you’re mad… UGH! But is your empty tummy ACTUALLY causing your irritated feelings?  Viren Swami and fellow researchers from Austria investigated this question. They

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Neck and Neck

Let’s address the GIRAFFE in the room?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science – or High Up!  YOUR neck can get pretty sore from craning upward looking at the giraffes at the zoo. But how did THEY get such loooong necks? It doesn’t happen overnight!

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Luscious Locks

What’s the secret to luscious locks? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Hair loss happens naturally! But can it be stopped? Or, what makes hair GROW so we can keep our heads full of it? Yingzi Liu and scientists from around the world collaborated to

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Young at Mind

Are you only as old as you THINK? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We’ll try all kinds of supplements to keep our minds sharp – gingko biloba, fish oil, blueberry chews… But what about actually taking some uh… brain juice… straight from the source?

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To Infini-tea and Beyond

Space, the final frontier – for bacteria! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Bacteria are EVERYWHERE – but they’re not ALL bad. Helpful bacteria, called probiotics, are found in food and drinks, like Kombucha tea! So if bacteria can survive in my drink…where else can

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The Future is Fungus

How do you feel about… the fungus among us? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Heavy rains come, then ew, what are these? In the grass, in your flower beds, are those. . . mushrooms?!? Enter Shengen Liu and team from the Institute of Natural

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