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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 Science of Mindfulness

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Fri, Jan 13, 2017


An in depth exploration of Mindfulness, including the science, the industry and its claims, as well as an actual scan of Bob's brain to see the changes mindfulness can bring.

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Mysterious Radio Waves, plus Emotional Hangovers, The Return of The Slime Mold, and more

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Fri, Jan 06, 2017


Cosmic blasts from a galaxy far away; Emotional hangovers boost memory; Slow hatching dino eggs sped up extinction; Brainless slime can learn; Unique visuals allow hummingbirds to hover; Driverless car, meet self repairing road.

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Top Science Stories of 2016, plus The Glass Universe, Fish Pee Helps Corals Grow, and more

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Fri, Dec 30, 2016


Top Five Science Stories of 2016, The Glass Universe, Fish Pee Helps Corals Grow, Beyond Earth.

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The Annual Quirks & Quarks Holiday Book Show

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Fri, Dec 23, 2016


The Earth In Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet's Future, Driverless: Intelligent Cars And The Road Ahead, All These Worlds Are Yours: The Scientific Search For Alien Life.

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Weed: The pot breathalyzer, plus the problem with pot research, fake news and your brain, the head transplant, and more

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Fri, Dec 16, 2016


US lab weed is weak and a research problem, A pot breathalyzer is just down the road, How to convince a climate change skeptic, Fake news and your brain, Calcite makes solar geoengineering less risky, Canadian nanotech makes head transplant less risky.

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Is Factory Farming Spreading Drug Resistant Super Bugs?, plus Phantom Pain - Virtual Reality, 100 Million Year Old Dinosaur Tail in Amber, and more

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Fri, Dec 09, 2016


Drug resistant "superbug" gene found on pig farm, Check out this 99-million year old dino feather, VR Helps Reduce Phantom Limb Pain, Bay of Bengal is home to newest 'dead zone', Thunderstorms rain mercury pollution.

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Chernobyl Sealed, plus How Religious Fervour Changes Your Brain, Some Birds Have A Compass Not A Map, and more - 2016/12/03

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Fri, Dec 02, 2016


Chernobyl's new confinement structure a feat of engineering, Chinese scientists use 'elegant strategy' to design new flu vaccine, Religious Fervour changes your brain, NASA Asks You For A Better Way To Poop In Space, Migrating sparrows are poor navigators

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This Is Your Brain On Fentanyl, plus, How Close Are We To Westworld's AI? Deleting Scary Memories, and more - 2016/11/26

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Fri, Nov 25, 2016


Inside a fentanyl high, withdrawl and overdose, Mercury's Giant Valley Dwarfs The Grand Canyon, Westworld's artificial intelligence: separating fact from fiction, AI Helps The Brain Overcome Fear, Deep Earth Minerals Hold an Ocean of Water.

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Scientists to PM: Limited, Biased Science Threatens Canadians, plus, Being A Dog, How Carbon Came To Earth, and more - 2016/11/19

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Fri, Nov 18, 2016


Scientists Say Environmental Assessments Are Not Good Enough, European Contact With First Nations shows Up In DNA, Being a Dog, Moving Onto Land Was A Balancing Act, A Planetary Mash-up May Explain Carbon on Earth.

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What Will A Trump Presidency Mean For Science, plus Talking To Aliens, A Blood Test For Concussions, and more - 2016/11/12

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Thu, Nov 10, 2016


A Trump Presidency And Science, How Ebola Became More Contagious, Talking To Aliens, Chicken Bones Reveal Rich Cultural History, Why Did The Chicken Cross The World, Small Brained Birds More Likely To Get Shot, A Game-changing Blood Test For Concussions.

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Canada And The Paris Agreement on Climate Change, plus How Teeth Brushing Triggers Orgasm, Spinach Plants Detect Landmines, and more - 2016/11/05

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Fri, Nov 04, 2016


The Paris Climate Agreement And Canada: Can Canada Fulfill Its Commitment?, The Key To Orgasm Is In The Rhythm, Spinach Plants Could Detect Landmines, Your Brain On Placebos, Sharks Recycle Toxic Ammonia To Keep Their Skin Moist.

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Shattering The Myth Of Patient Zero and H.I.V., plus, Prosthetics With a Sense of Touch, A Fossilized Dinosaur Brain, and more - 2016/10/29

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Fri, Oct 28, 2016


Shattering The Myth Of Patient Zero and HIV, A Bionic Hand Might Finally Be Here, The First Fossilized Dinosaur Brain, The Slippery Slope From Tiny Fibs To Big Fat Lies, Enticing Wolverines With A High-Tech Skunk Scent.

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Lose Your Reading Glasses? Try This, plus The Top 5 Things You Need To Survive On Mars, Fishy Robots, and more - 2016/10/22

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Fri, Oct 21, 2016


Read The Fine Print Without Glasses, Comet Outbursts Likely Due To Avalanches, Sperm Whales Move Into A New Neighbourhood, Mice Can Feel Each Others Pain, Fishy Robots, The Top 5 Things You Need To Survive on Mars.

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Travel To Mars May Cause 'Space Brain', plus, Clam Shells Were Good For B.C. Forests, Venomous Animals May Save Your Life, and more - 2016/10/15

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Fri, Oct 14, 2016


Cosmic Rays May Cause 'Space Brain' on Trips To Mars, Clam Shells Resulted In Thicker B.C. Trees, Comet Strike Could Have Caused Warming, Berries Make Yellow-shafted Flickers Turn Red, Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry.

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A Nobel For Nanotechnology, plus, Theory Of Mind In Apes, Finch Eggs Get The Latest Weather From Their Parents, and more - 2016/10/08

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Fri, Oct 07, 2016


Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Molecular Machines, Apes' Theory Of Mind, Algae Make Themselves Sink To Find Nutrients, Zebra Finches Chirp Weather Report To Unhatched Chicks, A Bug-eating Plant Digests Gluten Better Than Us.

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Marsquakes Could Point To Life On The Red Planet, plus, One Bacteria's Unusual Crop Protection, Here's To 500 Years Of Yeast In Your Beer, and more - 2016/10/01

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Fri, Sep 30, 2016


The Origins Of A good Beer, Powerful Microbe Fights A Crop Fungus, Marsquakes Key To Finding Life 'In' The Red Planet, Distantly Related Trees Come Up With Same Cold Weather Plan, It's A Microbial world And We're Just Living In It.

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Teleporting Information At The Speed Of Light, plus, Unravelling The Secrets of Ancient Scrolls, Bacteria Delivers Chemotherapy Drugs to Tumours, and more - 2016/09/24

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Fri, Sep 23, 2016


Quantum Teleportation Takes A Giant Leap, Virtually Unwrapping An Ancient Dead Sea Scroll, Nature's Drug Delivery Service, What Otzi The Iceman Was Wearing, Trees Talk To Each Other Using a Fungal Network.

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HMS Terror Helps Unravel The Franklin Mystery, plus NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission, CSI Lucy; Our Ancient Relative May Have Died Falling From A Tree, and more - 2016/09/17

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Fri, Sep 16, 2016


Franklin's Long Lost Ship HMS Terror Is Found, OSIRIS-REx' Smash 'n' Grab Rendezvous With An Asteroid, How Lucy Died, Ice-Free Corridor Theory Dis-proven, Purple Algae Darkening and Melting Greenland Ice, No New Particle Found.

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How Scientists Spent The Summer: Field Seasons Diving on Reefs off Tropical Islands, Climbing Giant Sitka Spruce Trees on Vancouver Island, and more - 2016/09/10

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Fri, Sep 09, 2016


Saskatchewan Lentils May Combat Arsenic Poisoning, Giant Sitka Spruce May Be Genetically Different From Top To Bottom, The Marshall Islands Mix Beauty With Scientific Research, Forest Recovery After The Fire.

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