ZooTube

Awwwwww! Cute video alert! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Rolling pandas! Waddling penguins! Prancing elephants! Who can resist animal videos? They’re fun — and educational! Or are they???   Enter Thomas Llewellyn, from University of the West of England, and University of Exeter’s Paul Rose!

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Ancestors’ Masterpieces

Ancient art showing hand prints at the Cuevas de las Manos upon Río Pinturas, near the town of Perito Moreno in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.

Inspired by ancient Banksy? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. From kids’ doodles to Grandma’s watercolors – our artwork is precious! Turns out, ancient people living on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi thought so too! Their artwork drawn on limestone rocks twenty thousand years ago

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Hydrogen Sensor

Hydrogen logo on gas stations fuel dispenser. h2 combustion engine for emission free ecofriendly transport. 3d rendering — Stock Image & Photo

Hydrogen power! It can take us up into outer space or down the freeway! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Potato chips, gummy worms, awesome playlist – ready for a road trip!  Or . . . ALMOST ready! To get from L.A. to San Diego

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(Un)treatable Disease

Up close photo of cute cat.

It’s a medical miracle — for cats!!  This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We would love to have our furry friends with us forever! However, a DEMON called Feline Infectious Peritonitis, or F.I.P, may rob cats of all nine of their lives.  F.I.P is a

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Rebuilding Plastic

Large pile of Legos

Is chemistry, ooh. . . as easy as playing with Legos?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Plastic bags, soda bottles, candy wrappers … Polyethylene (PE) is EVERYWHERE! It’s made from petrochemicals and recycling it usually requires high temperatures — which gobble up energy! Is

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Present Time

Colorful shopping bags surrounding a woman doing online shopping.

Bought a onesie for my friend’s newborn, and now EVERY ad I get is baby-centric!  This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… Online shopping algorithms sure learn fast! Hey- YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE diapers, baby wipes, a nursing bra … What? When you make seasonal

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Bandage Diagnosis

Image shows the microneedle-based skin patch from article which can be used for rapid medical testing.

Doc – it’s been two days! Where are my medical results? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. You’ve come down with a bug, so you took a blood test. Now, you’re waiting for the results AND a huge medical bill. Is there a faster —

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Kitty Cat Secret

Kitten

LOL! A cat rubbing its face all over its toys! SO CUTE! Or is it? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Kitty LOVES catnip and SILVER VINE – a plant that has the same magic as catnip! But is it all about pure feline pleasure?

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Early Bird Mozart

Baby playing a colorful xylophone

The early bird gets the… Grammy Award?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Talk about Baby Mozart! Little Wolfgang started his music training at four. So did Yo-Yo Ma! Could an early start be the key to legendary musical skills? Laura Wesseldijk from Karolinska Institute

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River Tales

Otrar landscape nowadays (ghost town)

What has a mouth but doesn’t speak? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Busy markets, plentiful farms, streets filled with Silk Road caravans… The oasis city of Otrar! A thousand years ago, Otrar was a part of the flourishing river civilization in Central Asia. It’s

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