Ancient Energy Boost

Hunter! Gatherer! Farmer! Who works the hardest – or smartest? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Humanity’s evolution from earlier species took a LOT of energy. Bigger brains, needier children, and longer lifespans meant we had a lot on our PLATES – literally! How did

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Cray-Sea Creatures

What’s big, scaly, and eats more than your Dad at a discount buffet? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… Ichthyosaurs! These ancient REPTILES swam in oceans but breathed air… Imagine something like a scaly dolphin, but the size of a whale!  In fact, P.

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Rainbows and Unicorns

Is it a horse … or a fashion statement??    This is Sandra Tsing Loh with The Loh Down on Science.   Black, white, brown or pinto…our noble steeds proudly sport many different colors. But, their wild ancestors all tended to be some shade of brown! How did the color explosion come

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For Your Eyes Only

Whispers, intrigue, secret love letters – oh my!   This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science.  I’m not describing the latest period rom-com! I’m talking HISTORY, and the famed queen of France, Marie Antoinette. She wrote letters to a rumored lover during the French revolution. But the

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