Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

CBC Radio

CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

Categories: Science & Medicine

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Tyrannosaurus rex had lips covering its terrifying teeth; Eagles are eating cows instead of salmon – and farmers are happy; Inspired by the High Seas treaty, scientists are calling for the protection of space; Arches, loops and whorls — how your unique fingerprints are made; Humans are fueled by food — but we run on electricity.

Previous episodes

  • 564 - Tyrannosaur lips, bald eagles dine on beef, saving the orbital environment, how your fingerprints are built and how humans run on electricity 
    Fri, 31 Mar 2023
  • 563 - Oumuamua probably not an alien spaceship, dizzy great apes, infant delivery glove, prolifically peeing insects, atmospheric rivers and the gravity of climate change 
    Fri, 24 Mar 2023
  • 562 - Earliest horsepeople, whales use ‘vocal fry’, plankton might migrate poleward, mapping a fruit fly brain and understanding the cuddly, cute and really strange koala 
    Fri, 17 Mar 2023
  • 561 - Owls' hunt under snow, elephant gardeners, bats' sensory moustaches, songbirds swarm their predators, cockatoos' tool use and seals appreciate a good rhythm 
    Fri, 03 Mar 2023
  • 560 - Giraffe romance, CO2 record interruption, stone-age farmer violence, recycled water purity and fears of a fungal future 
    Fri, 24 Feb 2023
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