Tiny Folders!

When life gives you paper, make ORIGAMI!  This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… “Fold… Turn over… Unfold… REPEAT!”   And voilà! Baby Yoda! T-Rex! Or a thousand cranes! But could origami have a higher purpose? Yi Zhu from University of Michigan UNFOLDED origami’s potential. Zhu

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Smart Smell

Lime, lemon, … Cinnamon. One of these things is not like the others! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Familiar aromas can bring back childhood memories — OR send a chill up your spine! But why do things get personal for the brain when it

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Rhino’s Angels

A good BFF knows when to LISTEN! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. When it comes to avoiding poachers and predators, animals have different methods. Antelopes run crazy fast! But what about the chubby endangered black rhinoceros? Roan Plotz from Victoria University of Melbourne wondered.

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Glowing Squids

photograph of a humboldt squid swimming in the deep ocean

A light in the darkness…what is it trying to tell us? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Welcome to the MIDNIGHT ZONE. Where strange creatures wander through a pitch black eternal night. But what’s that mysterious glow…?   Benjamin Burford’s team at Stanford University looked where

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Bacteria Army

Red running track with white lanes labeled 1 through 8

Bacteria trained for the mission … impossible! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Ever seen bacteria in petri dishes? They’re like bad disco dancers – all over the place! But is there more to these troublemakers than just randomly dancing around?  Enter Taras Turiv and

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