Window-O-Power

A conceptual picture of a house with the windows made of the material proposed in the study.

See windows in a whole new light! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Renewable energy – it’s the wave of the future! Solar is popular, but huge rooftop panels don’t grab everything. What about the light streaming through our windows? Could we capture and harness

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Virtual Exca-Vacation

Smartphone with the augmented reality app opened showing how a church looked like in the past

Are we there yet? All I see are a bunch of broken walls! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying…these days, the wonders of antiquity…aren’t all that wonderful. What if we could ACTUALLY peek into the past? Enter Vicenzo Barrille from the University Mediterranea of

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Mighty Spongebob

Sponge in the ocean

Does Spongebob Squarepants have the perfect frame? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We, humans, need our buildings to be nice and sturdy. There are definitely right and VERY wrong ways to put them together. But what’s the LEAST amount of support you need to

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High Rise Hazard

Those pricey penthouses aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. In most apartments, you pay more to be on a higher floor. But that might not be the only cost. So say researchers at Saint Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.

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