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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Trilobite’s last meal, Antimatter falls down, C. difficile in hospitals, African cows and cowboys in the Americas and appreciating ugly babies 2023-09-29
Quirks & Quarks presents White Coat Black Art 2023-09-26
Studying the holes in an asteroid, Great Slave lake life, stone-age wood, finding the right homes for bats, understanding marine heat waves and aurorae on other planets 2023-09-22
Birth of a baby sperm whale, a robot that runs on gas, ship pollution and clouds, octopus’s garden and can we prevent forest fires? 2023-09-15
Our Summer in the Field special: We catch up with Canadian scientists who’ve been exploring the Pacific ocean depths, adventuring in the far north and chasing butterflies on the shores of the great lakes 2023-09-08
Quirks is on Summer Hiatus 2023-06-30
June 24, 2023 Listener Question Show 2023-06-23
Dragging STEM forward, Lucy’s muscles, Canada Jay sibling rivalry, skateboards for preemies and sweet and sour cockroach treats 2023-06-16
Cat contraception, termite air conditioning, octopuses re-engineer their proteins, coral viral infection and bizarre brain behaviour 2023-06-09
Digital spinal prosthetic, ground squirrel hibernation, medium sized black hole, roundworm serotonin map and plastic pollution causes ‘plasticosis’ 2023-06-02
Inducing hibernation with ultrasound, how your diet and your soap attracts mosquitoes, small predators take the wrong refuge and a Ugandan vet walks with mountain gorillas 2023-05-26
Antarctic dinosaur migration, permafrost and pollution, tracking shark births, Moana’s tools, the Pangenome, and Zoonomia mammalian genome projects 2023-05-19
Sharks that hold their breath, 2000 year old condor nest, why deer don’t get Lyme disease, redrawing the motor homunculus and new vaccine technologies for the next pandemic 2023-05-12
Who wore a prehistoric pendant, AI mind reader, the evolution of blinking, Eastern wolves, seeing air pollution from space, air pollution and cancer and where does moon dust come from 2023-05-05
Apples for a warmer world, Rosalind Franklin and DNA, birds’ belly canteen, moustranaut microbiome and Brian Cox on black holes 2023-04-28
Life on the garbage patch, lumpy dark matter formed the visible universe, underwater volcanoes, tadpole’s flexible forms, climate change and Antarctic life, and life with more oxygen. 2023-04-21
AI scientist develops theories, bear hibernation and immobility risks, Canadian astronaut to the moon, Medieval monks moon science, a new view on the womb and the Earth with no moon 2023-04-14
Artificial auroras, home runs and climate change, baby’s first bacteria, math does crowd control, science and storylistening and old books with hidden stories. 2023-04-06

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