Tell-tale Tattoo

Want a tattoo your parents would approve of? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. For diabetics, tracking blood sugar is important – but annoying. Finger-pricking is painful. Patches that monitor blood sugar are expensive and can come unstuck. Is there a better way? Enter Ali

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Ancient Inkers

Hey kids ā€“ tattoos have ALWAYS been cool ā€“ even before you were born! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Ancient humans tattooed themselves both as a means of self expression, and to fit in with the gang. It was a permanent way of demonstrating

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Tattoo You

Iā€™m gonna look so tough with my Hello Kitty tattoo! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. We all know tattoos are permanent. But science says our body recycles most of our cells every seven years. Old beat up cells are replaced with sprightly new cells!

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Anger Management

What! Can we now find tattoos on nice people? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Tattoos used to be associated with rebellious behavior: Sailors on leave, ex-cons, biker gangs looking for trouble. But now it seems every third sorority girl has a unicorn on her

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