Fast Life

  When’s lunch? I’m starving! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Fasting– it’s not just for colonoscopies anymore! In fact, it’s gaining ground as a health trend! Fasting can help people lose weight. But what ELSE happens when we fast? Takayuki Teruya and colleagues at

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Aging Brains

I’ve fallen — and my BRAIN can’t get up! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. It’s no secret that aging can cause mental decline. But sometimes our bodies feel older than our brains, and vice versa! What gives?! Manu Goyal and colleagues at Washington University

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Hear That?

There’s something in the EAR tonight… and I don’t mean your Airpods! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We know that our inner ear contains HAIR CELLS that detect sound. But then what? How does the sound get into our brains? Bifeng Pan and colleagues

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Memory Multiplier

Exam time? Or CRAM time?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Where’s that file the boss asked for? Where did I put my keys??! In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we can’t remember EVERYTHING!  If only we had a brain boost! Studies have

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Meet our newest Hive member!

Racine Rangel is a second year PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. For a class assignment by Professor Brandon Gaut, she was tasked with a new writing assignment format to try writing a script for a Loh Down! Racine decided to write about the Arctic Cod and how they survive in the

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