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Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio



CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.



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Neanderthals good at art, treating fake news, fighting flu with UV light; overmedicating seniors and more.

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:11:30 EST

These paintings prove Neanderthals weren't so brutish after all; From dresses to space travel graphene could do just about anything; This online game could be a ‘psychological vaccine’ against fake news;Could we stop flu outbreaks with UV light bulbs? Over-medicated seniors are an ‘unseen epidemic’; How much oil have we taken out of the ground?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-NHsaeWC3-20180223.mp3




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

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:58:00 EST

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; The Earth burped lava after being smashed by a dinosaur-killing asteroid; NASA is designing a sub to explore Titan’s methane oceans; Do offshore wind turbines generate noise that is harmful to marine life?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-Gk7iQe9K-20180216.mp3




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 divide; and more

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:30:30 EST

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; Take the quiz that shows the universal qualities of music; The secret to female attraction could be a tiny molecule; Lego and video games STEM the gender divide; Do bears actually hibernate in caves?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-NTHSo8Kj-20180209.mp3




Would you take this new blood test that can screen for Alzheimer’s?; Friends share more than interests, their brains are similar too; Canadian beetles are shrinking because of climate change; and more

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:46:30 EST

Would you take this new blood test that can screen for Alzheimer’s?; Friends share more than interests, their brains are similar too; Are junk clearing lasers the first step towards weaponizing space?; Canadian beetles are shrinking because of climate change; ‘There is a lot of tension’: why efforts to monitor Ontario wolves face opposition; Why do some non-evergreens keep their leaves in winter?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-97mSmERg5tFZbvi.mp3




Breathing spreads the flu; What happens if we stop geoengineering? Your eyes are pointing your eardrums; Flipping Earth’s magnetic field; Animal athletes; and Freezing duck feet

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:45:30 EST

Breathing spreads the flu; What happens if we stop geoengineering? Your eyes are pointing your eardrums; Flipping Earth’s magnetic field will lead to disaster; Animal athletes race for life and death; and Freezing duck feet


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-b4M4EWGXXRM5nzM.mp3




Do lobsters feel pain?; Fighting cocaine addiction; Monkey fight club for peace; Moon Express, Extinct animals fought with their tails; Our brain vs. a computer

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:00:30 EST

Do lobsters feel pain when we boil them alive?; Hacking the immune system to fight cocaine addiction; Monkey fight club helps animals to learn to live together peacefully; Canadian entrepreneur wants to send the first private lander to to the moon; Why extinct creatures fought with their tails, while today animals use their heads; How much RAM and hard drive space does a human brain have?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio-Vqv30EcSfCxIJPG.mp3




Science explains when to visit the hospital, answer emails, and deliver bad news; Psychiatrist's new warning that Trump's mental state ‘is a national and international security risk; Tiny robots inserted in pigs are making tissue grow inside the body.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Why you shouldn’t make major decisions in the afternoon; Trump's mental state; Robotic implants help grow tissue inside living pigs; CRISPR genome editing; Ibuprofen pain killers mess with men's testosterone; Whose DNA is present in a donor heart?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20180113_25092.mp3




How an oddly large beetle penis is inspiring new medical technology; Doctors say blueberries can help chemotherapy kill cervical cancer; Vessels as small as kayaks can impact endangered killer whale behavior; and more

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST

Sugar additive worsens superbug epidemics; Keep a distance from whales says US regulations; Beetle penis inspires medical catheter design; Blueberries improve cancer treatment; Sense of touch is tested; Hidden cost of pollution; Snow and electricity.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20180106_83956.mp3




2017's most incredible science stories we almost missed

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

The 6 most incredible science stories we didn’t get to cover


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171230_16364.mp3




Great Science Reads For The Holidays

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Dr. Robert Sapolsky; Frankenstein: How A monster Became An Icon by Dr. Sidney Perkowitz; Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Dr. Cordelia Fine.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171223_65974.mp3




Trump vows that the US will go back to the moon, but how?; The Grinch’s growing heart and Rudolph’s red nose explained by science; Scientists one up Spiderman by feeding spiders an atomic super liquid; and more

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Trump promises the moon; Christmas science; Zombie parasite; Spiders spin webs as strong as bullet proof Kevlar; Psychological legacy of mining coal; Making eye contact with your baby can synchronize your brainwaves; Space rainbows.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171216_37153.mp3




US military invests in genetic extinction technology; Yeti Explained; The incredible scientific potential of story telling; and more

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

Weaponized gene drive; DNA analysis of 'Yeti' samples points to Asian bears; Stories that serve a purpose in our evolution and brains; New dinosaur had duck legs, a swan neck and penguin flippers; Could we use rising sea water to flood desert regions?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171209_47550.mp3




Move over Gluten, there's a new food villain in town; What ailed Goya, Lincoln and Florence Nightingale?; Where does the brain end, and the mind begin?; and more

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST

You and everyone you know will probably go Fructan-free; How modern medical techniques help diagnose the dead; Fried foods are creating fat clouds in London; Where does the brain end, and the mind begin?; Why are mosquitoes more attracted to some people?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171202_95233.mp3




Quirks & Quarks 2017 Question Road Show

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Scientists answer 10 questions including chemistry in a gin and tonic, colour and emotion, time travel and technology, the emerald ash borer, hairless homo sapiens, formation of the sun, chronic pain, the last ice age, blind dreams, EV carbon emissions.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171125_50630.mp3




Conspiracy theories, Rat brain organoids, Road to Tuktoyaktuk, Passenger pigeons, Berlin patient, Sweet Tooth

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Conspiracy theories, Rat brain organoids, Road to Tuktoyaktuk, Passenger pigeons, Berlin patient, Sweet tooth


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171118_97764.mp3




Mail order CRISPR, Circadian injuries, Daydream Believers, One thing about science, Quark bomb

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EST

Mail order CRISPR, Circadian injuries, Daydream Believers, One thing about science, Quark bomb


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171111_77396.mp3




Vaginal seeding, ice music, bat dialects, opioids making pain worse, Alzheimer’s origins, and more

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Vaginal seeding, ice music, bat dialects, opioids making pain worse, Alzheimer’s origins, Earthquake prediction.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171104_42445.mp3




North Korea's nuclear earthquakes, Tailings dandelion, How volcanoes helped the Romans destroy Egyptian rule, Warming the ocean floor, and more

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

North Korea's nuclear earthquakes, Tailings Dandelion, The chance discovery of an odd arctic jellyfish, Warming the ocean floor, How volcanoes helped the Romans destroy Egyptian rule, A more effective pneumonia vaccine, Abandoning the prairies - Question.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171028_42014.mp3




AI learns without humans, Loon lead poisoning, Neutron star crash, Sex addiction, Gene Mutation

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

AI learns without humans, Loon lead poisoning, Neutron star crash, Sex addiction, Quirks Question Gene Mutation.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171021_27878.mp3




Zap your brain to get smarter, Divorce genetics, Deep-sea mining, War on coal and Energy East, Zika mutation and Volcanoes under water

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Zap your brain to get smarter, Divorce is genetic, Deep-sea mining, War on coal and Energy East, Zika mutation and Quirks Question - Volcanoes under water.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171014_81137.mp3




Firearms knowledge gap, Our missing dreams, Asteroid impact drills, Herpes patient zero, Nobel prize in Physics and Grey rainbows

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT

NRA has suppressed gun violence research; Your dreams are disappearing in a cloud of pot smoke; Dry run for an asteroid collision with Earth; The ancient primate we can blame for genital herpes; Nobel prize winner almost messed up his experiment; Fogbows.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20171007_77809.mp3




Science advisor, Giant rat, Sleep deprivation and depression, Migrating via tsunami, Stardust and the sound of Saturn’s rings

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Science advisor Dr. Mona Nemer, Giant rat on the Solomon Islands, Sleep deprivation and depression, Migrating species via tsunami debris, Star dust book, and the sound of Saturn’s rings.


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20170930_27523.mp3




Human echolocation, Debunking the ‘power pose,’ Fighting wildfire, Do jellyfish sleep? Filching fossil footprints

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Watch this “batman” echolocate; “No evidence” power posing will get you a job; Fires are torching forests and we need to change tactics; Scientists discover jellyfish need sleep too; Vandals steal 6 million year old footprints; Can hurricanes be blasted?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20170923_32795.mp3




North Korea’s Nukes, Bacteria fights chemotherapy, How Neanderthals made glue, Does weather change climate beliefs, Our future with AI, and tracking the eclipse

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT

North Korea’s Nukes, Bacteria fights chemotherapy, How Neanderthals made glue, Does weather change climate beliefs, Our future with AI, and Quirks Question: tracking the eclipse


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20170916_97344.mp3




Cyborgs and your working future, Cassini's crashing success, Voyager's 40th anniversary and doggy laryngitis

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Will you have to become a cyborg for your job?; Cassini’s Grand Finale - ‘like a Jules Verne adventure come true.' ; Voyager at 40: Space exploration that just keeps on going; Why don’t dogs that bark so much get laryngitis?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20170909_47638.mp3




Houston paved its wetlands - is catastrophic flooding a result?; Whales are learning to dodge deafening military sonar; To save endangered caribou, shoot a moose; and more

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Houston paved its wetlands - is flooding a result?; Is Canada prepared for a Hurricane disaster?; A Houston weather forecaster on the future of his city; Whales learn to dodge sonar; To save caribou, shoot a moose; Why does my tummy hurt when I’m nervous?


Media Files:
https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/quirksaio_20170902_11367.mp3