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Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio

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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.


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54:15 | Oct 5th, 2018

Canada's latest Nobel winner is a 'laser jock' who loves the lab; Researchers are reading doctors' brains to see how good they are at surgery; 'Smelling' for shark DNA to see if it's safe to go back i...Show More
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I work in the field of professional credentialing. The second item about non invasive scanning to determine what part of the brain is being...Show More

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54:12 | Jul 20th, 2018

A bread recipe from 14,000 years ago: wild oats, barley, wheat and roots. Your car might be trying to kill you by lulling you with sleep-inducing vibrations. The science behind 'Ant-man' - Did they ...Show More
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Conventional wisdom has it that the human dependence on grains for most of our calories came after agriculture started, perhaps 12k years ag...Show More

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54:10 | May 29th

The science of why bad words feel so good during painful moments (1:40). 40 years ago Mount St. Helens blew its top, here's how it got green again (10:05). Recycling spare genes was how some plants tu...Show More

54:10 | May 15th

COVID-19 and scientific confusion — What we don’t know and why we don’t know it. Vast boreal peatlands may dry up and burn in a warming climate. A giant sloth graveyard shows how these enormous animal...Show More

54:10 | May 8th

What the ice storm can teach us about the pre-natal impacts of pandemic stress, An unseen black hole has been lurking in our galactic neighbourhood. Now we know how koalas drink (we didn't before). Pa...Show More
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