Sweat it Out!

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America runs on…sweat? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A morning run – so invigorating! The feeling of sweat rolling down your back? Yuck! But can sweat be useful? Xueping Zhang and colleagues from the National University of Singapore had a “dry idea!” The team

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Watery Windows

Electric bill got you sweatin’? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science… saying… Open the blinds! Windows let in natural light …… but also HEAT. Then you have to spend MORE MONEY cooling your house. Why don’t they make BETTER windows?! Jia Fu from Wuhan University

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Bubble Energy Generator

Air power plus water power equals… BUBBLE POWER?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Who doesn’t love blowing bubbles? It takes ENERGY though. So where does that energy go when they POP? Can we harness it? As a bubble forms, the gas inside pushes against

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Sweat it Out!

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America runs on…sweat? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A morning run – so invigorating! The feeling of sweat rolling down your back? Yuck! But can sweat be useful? Xueping Zhang and colleagues from the National University of Singapore had a “dry idea!” The team

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Ice Beneath My Wings

Could melting ice be ELECTRIFYINGLY hot?! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. At cruising altitude, airplanes can start icing over because of the freezing temperatures. The ice makes flying difficult. How do pilots deal with it? They blow EXTREMELY hot air over their wings to

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Stress Test

Hate Mondays? You and me both! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying, there’s a little Garfield in all of us! Everyone feels tired and overwhelmed sometimes! But for those with chronic fatigue syndrome, every day is Monday! Up to two million Americans suffer from

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Electric Spideyland

My Spidey-sense is tingling! Is there a storm on the way? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Like Spider-Man, spiders release a line of silk and then LEAP into the air. This is called ballooning, and it’s how spiders travel far and wide. Some can

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