Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

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Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

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Last Update: 2018-06-22
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CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

1 Lasting effects of trauma in children's brains, catching criminals with 'bacterial fingerprints", Why fur seals can get by without REM sleep, how the Antarctic is rising, and more 2018-06-22
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2 Animals becoming nocturnal, cod comeback stumbles, mantis shrimp's brainy punch, drilling holes in skulls, to Pluto and beyond and why cereal sticks together. 2018-06-15
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3 Rising CO2 levels making food less nutritious, neonicotinoids and bees, tricking facial recognition systems, slowing cyclones, crocodiles' brains on Bach, and more 2018-06-08
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4 Kids and Concussions, the gene for our big brain, island hopping into the Americas and animals are loud, humans are quiet 2018-06-01
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5 Someone’s cheating on the ozone treaty, nano-nutrients for crops, why birds almost died with the dinosaurs, sports excellence needs great brains, not enough sleep or too much awake and lightning zig 2018-05-25
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6 Science of psychedelics, understanding Kilauea up close, hippo poop kills fish Also pain enables flesh eating bacteria, green blooded lizards and genes for ethnicity? 2018-05-18
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7 James Hansen's 'I told you so', elephant earthquakes and third-hand smoke Also digging into Mars, New Brunswick floods and health risks, and could humans get heartworm? 2018-05-11
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8 Preserving brains for uploading, Coral reefs sound sick, South American child sacrifice and more…A ray-gun to stop rogue vehicles, the first bird beak and the Earth’s ‘dark side’. 2018-05-04
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9 Scrap medical weed; women in space; and more 2018-04-27
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10 Chemical weapons history, exploding ant, switchblade fish and more 2018-04-20
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11 Arctic salt lake, eyebrow communication, and creating Captain America PLUS - Hummingbird songs, and the double-edged sword of aerosol reduction 2018-04-13
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12 Microplastics contaminate land, a four-eyed lizard, and dark matter goes missing. Also coffee and pot, the science of luck, and do trees radiate heat? 2018-04-06
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13 Time to re-think human anatomy, a new ‘organ’ has been found; How a massive volcano helped to convert Iceland's pagans to Christianity; On a hunt for North America's indigenous crops; and more 2018-03-29
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14 Alien-looking skeleton revealed as a human that lost the genetic lottery; Scientists say it’s time to make ‘3-parent baby’ technology legal in Canada; The death of a rhino symbolizes the catastr 2018-03-23
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15 Hawking’s science, thoughts on God, and the formula for his tombstone; How DIY radiation sleuths are holding Japan’s government accountable; Far out visions for the future of humanity from Michio 2018-03-16
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16 Planet-sized cyclones just one highlight of Juno’s view of Jupiter; We can’t blame violent video games for mass shootings. Here’s the science; ‘Gates of Hell’ ritual sacrifices were a deadly 2018-03-09
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17 The universe’s dark age ended with the first stars - and we’ve found them; The vampire molecule: scientists discover why young blood helps reverse ageing; The secret to finding life on Mars begins 2018-03-02
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18 Neanderthals good at art, treating fake news, fighting flu with UV light; overmedicating seniors and more. 2018-02-23
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19 Corruption, bribery and cover-ups - is the sugar story too sweet?; Ants treat battleground wounded during termite wars; Scientist use nanorobots to attack and kill cancer in mice; and more 2018-02-16
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20 SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch ‘a true turning point in our journey into space’; Turning off anxiety could be as easy as flicking on a light in your brain; Lego and video games STEM the gender div 2018-02-09
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