Smellovision

black and white dog with a disguise nose and glasses

Bring fresh cookies to work – and the entire office is there in minutes! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying HOW does the nose know??. Yuli Wu and researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have sniffed out a clue. The team hooked up

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Recycling Worms

A small tan and black Superworm

The Earth is DROWNING in plastic! Can we find relief — at the pet store? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Almost ten percent of all plastics are polystyrene. Think: foam cups and to-go boxes. Polystyrene can take HUNDREDS of years to break down. Is

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Drumming Hearts

Does your heart march to the beat of your own drum? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. You may THINK you got rhythm — your body KNOWS it does! Timing is everything when it comes to keeping you alive. Whether it’s breathing or pumping blood, your

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Tiny Gravity

Water droplet falling from unknown object

What goes up must come down – it’s the law! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying – the law of GRAVITY! Gravity keeps us grounded on Earth and keeps us orbiting the Sun. It’s even powerful enough to pull GIGANTIC galaxies toward each other.

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Color by Ear

Seeing is believing, or wait, maybe hearing is! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Turquoise or aqua? Lavender or lilac? If someone tells you the NAME of a color, does that affect how you see it? Lewis Forder and Gary Lupyan of University of Wisconsin Madison wanted

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