Salad Daze

Want to get the most out of your daily vegetables? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science… with good news! Veggies and greens may be good for you, but they can sure taste boring! Some oily salad dressing would spice things up, but that can’t be

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The Perfect Gift

The holidays are coming – yikes! Can science help How to find that perfect gift? This Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Gift shopping can be so stressful! Most of us are just clueless Most of us are just clueless about what to get our friends. Soap

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Rethinking Bird Brains

Can you think faster than a pigeon? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Most of us claim to be amazing multi-taskers. But what about birds? Researchers from Ruhr [ROOR] University Bochum [BOH-kum] in Germany decided to put this challenge to the test. They had about

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Grunt, Set, Match

Listen! Can you hear the next Wimbledon champion? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Watching tennis is fun! Powerful strokes, fancy footwork, stylish outfits! But can we predict the winners just by LISTENING to them play? Psychologists from the University of Sussex believe so. The

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The Planet Well-Bean

Beans, beans, the magical fruit. The more you eat, the more you… clean up the environment? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Turns out, legumes like beans and peas aren’t JUST good for your heart! Researchers from Loma Linda University are tooting about how farty

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Yummy Water

; Credit: Oka Laboratory/Caltech The Loh Down On Science Does water have a flavor?  This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science.  Our tongue has taste buds to detect if something is sweet, sour, bitter, or salty. But how do we taste water? A team from Caltech

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