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CBC Radio: Quirks and Quarks Complete Show Podcast by Bob McDonald

CBC Radio: Quirks and Quarks Complete Show Podcast

by Bob McDonald

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One of the best science podcasts available is Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio. Host Bob McDonald speaks with scientists around the globe about the latest in science, technology, medicine and the environment. They feature two podcast feeds: one of the complete hour-long show and one that breaks the show up into its three or four topical segments. Subscribe to this podcast from CBC Radio.


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CBC Radio's Science Program. Join host Bob McDonald each week to find out the latest in science, technology, medicine and the environment. Covering the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom...and everything in between.


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The Amazon River's Coral Secret, plus, Baby Dinosaurs With Adult Proportions, A Plant That Attracts Ants To Fend Off Attackers, and more - 2016/04/30

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Fri, Apr 29, 2016


Amazon River Hiding A Massive Reef Ecosystem, Tiny Titanosaur With Perfect Proportions, The Peacock Makes Eye Contact With Its Tail, Priests And Traders Collected Climate Date 600 Years Ago, Plant Bleeds Nectar To Recruit Ant Bodyguards.

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The Great Coral Reef Deathwatch, plus, A Difficult Childhood Leads To A Shorter Life - Even For a Baboon, and more - 2016/04/23

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Fri, Apr 22, 2016


Coral Catastrophe On Christmas Island Reefs, Seeds Saved Dinosaur Birds From Mass Extinction, BC Tree Regaining Carbon Sink Role, Difficult Childhood Makes Baboon Lives Briefer, The Serengeti Rules.

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Reusable Rockets And Our Future In Space, plus, A Brain Bypass Allows A Quadriplegic To Move His Hand, and more - 2016/04/16

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Fri, Apr 15, 2016


Neural Bypass Allows Paralysed Man To Move His Hand, Mysterious Stone Jars May Have Held Human Remains, Not A Planet-Not A Star-So what Is It Really?, SpaceX Sticks The Landing-And Sticks It To The Competition.

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Human Sacrifice And The Historic 1%, plus, Invasive Water Flea Threatens The Great Lakes, Melting Permafrost Threatens The Arctic, and more - 2016/04/09

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Fri, Apr 08, 2016


Human Sacrifice Built Complex Civilizations, Invasive Spiny Water Flea Has A Cost, Stone-age Humans Imported Deer To Scottish Islands, A Fossil Fills Gaps In Spider Evolution, Permafrost Is Thawing Faster Than Expected, Breaking Rocks With The Hot Sun.

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Black Hole Blues (and Other Songs From Outer Space), plus Not Tonight Dear: Beetle Moms Zap Their Male Partners With An Anti-Aphrodisiac, and more - 2016/04/02

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Fri, Apr 01, 2016


"Hobbits" Were Older Than We Thought, Female Beetles Use Anti-aphrodisiac to Turn Off The Sex, Adorable Prairie Dogs Become Serial Killers, Epic Ant Battles End In Sudden Truce, Black Hole Blues.

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Aurora - In Search Of The Northern Lights, plus, Baby Monkeys Get Big Or Get Eaten, The Mystery Of The Tully Monster Is Solved, and more - 2016/03/26

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Thu, Mar 24, 2016


Tully Monster Mystery Solved, Baby Monkeys Change Coats Quickly To Avoid Infanticide, Super Spiral Galaxies Are Beautiful Giants, Why Do Chimps Throw Stones At Trees?, Aurora - In Search Of The Northern Lights.

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Meet T-Regina: The First Fossil From a Pregnant T-Rex, plus How T-Rex Got So Big, Mighty Mites Set A Land Speed Record, and more - 2016/03/19

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Fri, Mar 18, 2016


First Fossil Evidence Of A Pregnant T-Rex, T-Rex Had To Get Smart Before It Got Big, Young Children Invent Tools - Just Like Great Apes, Mites Are The Fastest Land Animal, Nitrogen Fertilizer Leaves Legacy In Deep Soil, Pluto Shows A New Face.

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Drilling Deep for What Doomed The Dinosaurs, plus The World's Oldest Land Fossil, How Our Brains Are Made for Music, and more - 2016/03/12

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Fri, Mar 11, 2016


Drilling For What Doomed the Dinosaurs, Dragonflies Are World Travelers, Oldest Fossil of a Land-dwelling Organism, Birds Pay A Price For Alligator Protection, Our Brains Are Tuned For Music, Plants Glue On Sand For Armour.

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What Is The Secret Of Our Success?, plus Raccoons Learn There's Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself, A Lack Of Sleep Leads To False Confessions, and more - 2016/03/05

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Fri, Mar 04, 2016


Victoria Kaspi - Herzberg Gold Medal Winner, Restoring Ecosystems With Fear, Sleep Deprivation Can Result in False Confessions, Wolves' Call Of The wild Comes in Different Dialects, The Secret Of Our Success.

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Sex In The Sea, plus A New Telescope Gives Astronomers X-ray Eyes, A Giant, Flightless Bird Once Roamed The Arctic, and more - 2016/02/27

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Fri, Feb 26, 2016


Giant, Flightless Bird Lived In The Arctic 50 Million Years Ago, Canadian Astronomers Get New X-ray Eyes On The Skies, Bouncing, Baby Humpback Whales, Ants Locked In Mortal Combat For 99 Million Years, Sex In The Sea.

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8 New Techologies That Will Transform Medicine ... a Full-edition Special - 2016/02/20

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Fri, Feb 19, 2016


Tricorder Screening Device, Temporary Tattoo Screening Sensor For Diabetes, Breathalyzer For Cancer Detection, Anti-bleeding Gel, Tongue Zapper for Brain Stimulation, 3D-Printer Joints, Smart-E Pants For Bed Sores, Brain Implants to Monitor Swelling.

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The Universe Is Waving At Us, plus Songbirds Know Practise Makes Perfect, Horses Read Between The Lines of Your Face, and more - 2016/02/13

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Fri, Feb 12, 2016


Gravitational Waves Shake The Universe, Songbirds Practice Their Love Song During The Off-Season, Neanderthal Genes Leave Unhealthy Legacy, Horses Can Read Human Faces, Early Human Relative Was Weak In The Jaw, Devil's Hole Pupfish Survives In The Desert.

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100 Million Years Of Food, plus, Sorting Out The Relationship Between Zika and Microcephaly, Tracking Some Dancing Dinosaurs, and more - 2016/02/06

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Fri, Feb 05, 2016


The Virus Outbreak - From Aedes to Zika, Dinosaurs Might Have Danced for Mates, Ancient Wildebeest Cousin With A Dinosaur Horn, Songbirds' Range Get Squeezed By Climate Change, 100 Million Years Of Food.

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The Planet Remade: Risks And Rewards of Geo-engineering Our Climate, plus Brain Imaging and PTSD, Polly Wants A Toolbox, and more - 2016/01/30

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Fr ,
i, Jan 29, 2016


The Last Giant Ocean Crocodile, Exploring The Brains of PTSD Sufferers, Parrot Tool Use Is A Grind, Eavesdropping on the Sounds of a Rainforest, The Planet Remade - Through Geo-engineering.

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Planet 9 From Outer Space, plus Overfishing Goes Deeper Than We Thought, Our Homes Are Crawling With Creatures, and more - 2016/01/23

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Fri, Jan 22, 2016


Planet 9 From Outer Space, The Dangers of Underestimating Overfishing, Our Homes Are Crawling With Insects and Arthropods, Listening For Arctic Whales, Super-duper Supernova, Lizards Warm-up For Sex.

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The Only Woman In The Room: Why Science Is Still A Boys' Club, plus Could Our Energy Future Lie In The Iron age, and more - 2016/01/16

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Fri, Jan 15, 2016


Alternative Energy Enters The Iron Age, Temperatures Make Toxins Tougher To Tolerate, Chameleons Quick To Stick Out Their Tongues, Giant Icebergs Make Antarctic Bloom, The Only Woman In The Room.

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3 Lessons in Scientific Field Work - From The Man With A Machine Gun, plus A Little Bit Of Toxin Helps The Cane Toad Go Down, and more - 2016/01/09

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Jan 08, 2016


Greenland Ice Sheet Slip Sliding Away, Lizards Learn Not To Eat Toxic Toads, Romans Plagued By Parasites, Dinosaurs Evolved In A Hurry, Lessons In The Serengeti - From A Man With A Machine Gun.

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Editing our DNA: Can The New Genetic Tool, Known As CRISPR, Make Better Humans?, plus The Great Lakes Are Warming Faster Than Oceans, and more - 2016/01/02

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Jan 01, 2016


CRISPR - The Genetic Engineering Revolution, Toxic Algae Causes Sea Lion Brain Damage, World's Lakes Are In Hot Water, Quirks & Quarks Question Period: The 1969 Lunar Landing Site.

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The Quirks & Quarks Holiday Question Show (encore) - 2015-12-26

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Fri, Dec 25, 2015


A repeat of a previous Quirks & Quarks Question Show.

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Our Annual Holiday Book Show, including 'The Real Planet Of The Apes', 'Dark Matter And The Dinosaurs' and '10 Billion Tomorrows' - 2015-12-19

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Fri, Dec 18, 2015


Ten Billion Tomorrows, Dark Matter And The Dinosaurs, The Real Planet of the Apes.

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The Climate Plateau; Have We Reached Peak Emissions?, plus Is The Banana Doomed? and more - 2015/12/12

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Dec 11, 2015


Carbon Dioxide Emissions Have Stalled, Canadians Uninformed and Ambivalent About Climate Change, As Sea Levels Rise, The Earth Slow Down, Yes - We May Soon Have No Bananas, Ceres Shows Some Bright Spots.

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Deep, Dark Life: A Thriving Ecosystem Far Underground, plus Why Cuttlefish Hold Their Breath, Anti-alzheimer's Gene May Have Led To The Rise of Grandparents, and more - 2015/12/05

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Dec 04, 2015


Complex Creatures Thrive Deep Underground, Alternative Pollinators Backup The Bees, Fungal Disease May Be Death Rattle For Snakes, Cuttlefish Hold Their Breath To Avoid Sharks, Evolution and Alzheimer's, Whales Slurp Their Way To Filter Feeding.

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Canada's Climate Challenge: A Discussion About Beyond Paris, plus Pigeon Pathologists: Researchers Teach Pigeons to Read Images and Diagnose Breast Cancer, and more - 2015/11/28

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Nov 27, 2015


Pigeon Pathologists Learn To Detect Cancer, How Humans Saved The Pumpkin From Extinction, Ancient Tropical Forest Found in Norwegian Arctic, The Climate Challenge - Beyond Paris.

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Spooky Action At A Distance, plus More Bad News About Neonics and Bees, Adelie Penguins Benefit From Climate Change, and more - 2015/11/21

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Nov 20, 2015


Pesticides Prevent Proper Pollination, A Mouthful of Date About Denisovans, Adelie Penguins May Thrive In Warmer Antarctic, Fish Use Polarized Light To Disappear, Spooky Action At A Distance.

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Soothing Your Baby With Song, plus Restoring Coral Reefs, A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall on a Rogue Planet, and more - 2015/11/14

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Nov 13, 2015


Oil Spill Treatment Slowed The Clean-up, Damselfish in Distress Call Their Enemies, Re-planting a Coral Reef, Humans Minded Their Beeswax 9,000 Years Ago, Rogue Planet Has Molten Iron Rain, Singing Calms Babies More Than Talking.

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Adventures in the Anthropocene, plus A Cosmic Cocktail: A Comet That Spews Alcohol, Making A Diamond In The Rough, and more - 2015/11/07

podcasting@cbc.ca
Fri, Nov 06, 2015


Shaken, Not Stirred: Comet Lovejoy Spews Alcohol, A Ptoothy Pterosaur With Fangs, Antarctic Eden Threatened By Crabs, How To Make Diamonds In The Rough, Adventures in The Anthropocene.

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