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Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

An uncategorized podcast featuring Bob McDonald
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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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Lionfish are super digesters, Voyager 2 goes interstellar, carbon capture, AI reads scientific literature, fear, trauma and inheritance and animal heart attacks
The lionfish is an Olympic athlete of digestion — and that's an ecological disaster; After a 42-year journey, Voyager 2 goes interstellar; 'We have to do everything:' Why capturing carbon shows real promise; AI is reviewing scientists' old work and discovering things they missed; Fear and trauma are useful for animals — can we learn from them how to live without it?; Do animals ever have heart attacks or is it just humans?
Roadway pollution, fungus promotes pancreatic cancer, the bang in the Big Bang, infant eels magnetic migration and the pathway to Mars.
Pollution sniffing investigators find air near roads is high in contaminants; A common fungus may drive tumour growth in pancreatic cancer; The universe was full of cold goop, then came the big bang; Infant eels use the moon and an internal compass to finish their trans-ocean migration; Pathway to Mars — what’s the biggest challenge, money or technology?
World’s loudest bird, a six-fingered lemur, a microbrewery in your gut, earthworms and the climate underground, a patient researcher and a question of indigestion
Females flinch from the mating call of the world’s loudest bird; A lemur from Madagascar has been hiding a sixth finger on its hand; Beer belly — a rare yeast infection makes the gut into a microbrewery; Climate science goes underground to understand the implications for earthworms; The patient researcher: a scientist’s cancer diagnosis changes her life’s work; What is indigestion and why is it so painful?
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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 28th, 2016
Latest Episode
Nov 8th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
207
Avg. Episode Length
43 minutes
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