No Ice Ice Baby

Yo, Rocky!  Cool it on the ice baths! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Some post-workout routines are CAH-RAZY. You want to maximize your hard work and get “swole”. Ice baths are thought to improve recovery and conditioning. But, how do ice baths REALLY affect

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Built-in Deodorant

Aaah, a great work out! Wait, is that me? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Your morning workout comes with you to work — on your clothes! EVERYONE knows when you’ve been to the gym. But what if your CLOTHES were the deodorant? Filipa Goncalves

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Kitty Antidote

What goes meow AND achoo? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying allergic cat owners! We LOVE our cuddly feline friends. Yes we do! But what if your HUMAN lover is allergic? Is there a better solution than buying Benadryl by the case? Ebenezer Satyaraj

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Panda Picnic

Going vegan? What can a bear claw teach us? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Bears love meat! And occasionally honey — I’m talking to you, Winnie the Pooh! But not ALL bears. For instance, despite their ursine heritage, pandas eat bamboo everyday. However, a

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Bugburger

Hungry? Pass the crickets, please! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. And the newest buzz on healthy eating! Edible bugs may not be on the menu for most Westerners. But, they are used as a food source in many other parts of the world. Scientists

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Finicky Felines

Dogs have masters, but CATS have…staff? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Cats are notoriously picky eaters. What makes our feline friends so finicky? Adrian Hewson-Hughes at England’s Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition decided to find out. Scientists presented cats with three food options. The

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Cotton Cuisine

How’d you like to wear your shirt —and eat it, too? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh with the Loh Down on Science. When fibers are plucked from a cotton plant, what’s left behind is pile of seeds practically bursting with protein. Unfortunately they’re also bursting with a

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