Exercise Eyes

Exercise is…easy on the eyes? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We spend HOURS in front of screens. Computers! phones! TVs! All that exposure can leave our eyes dry and tired. Is there a solution in SIGHT? Enter Samuel Abokyi at the University of Cape

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Marine Mammals

 Which way to the seafood buffet? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Humans fish the ocean — but marine mammals gotta eat too! There ARE Marine Protected Areas, or MPAs, where they can forage undisturbed. But how do we decide what regions should be under

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Health Imaging

A picture is worth a thousand… lives?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A smoker’s black lung. A chronic sun tanners aged skin. Scared yet?? Health agencies have pushed these frightening visuals on us for YEARS. But do they REALLY convince us to change our

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Mysterious Bones

Can you even imagine a time before … horses? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. In the early two-thousands, archeologists in modern-day Syria found bones of a horse-like creature. The bones were over forty-five hundred years old! But horses weren’t introduced to the area for

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The Twilight Zone

For your consideration: a baffling conundrum – a question without an answer. Next stop . . .The Twilight Zone! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. I’ve been puzzling over this Sudoku for HOURS! Maybe it’s time for . . . a trip to the inner

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Frozen Jelly

Stay chill… with jelly? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Hot day at the beach? Storing food for a long car trip? Bring plenty of ICE!  But ice isn’t always sustainable or sanitary. It’s difficult to collect meltwater to make more ice. And, when ice

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Purebred Pups

Being “Best in Show” may not be so glamorous! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Smushed faces, funny snorts – pugs are so cute! But like many purebred dog breeds, they have a lot of health problems. These include decreased puppy survival and increased risk

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Ommm, my bad!

I before E except after C … or is it the other way around? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Feel like you’re making the same mistakes OVER and OVER? Maybe you just need to take a step back … and meditate! Enter Yanli Lin

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Shrinking Birds

“Honey, we’ve shrunk… the BIRDS?” This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Giraffes didn’t grow their long necks overnight — it took MILLIONS of years of adaptation! What if we could see animals adapting to environmental changes – within our own lifetime? Enter Vitek Jirinec and

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