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.

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Humans intuitively understand ape gestural communication; Wolves on an Alaskan island ate all the deer, so now are preying on sea otters; A unique mummy is digitally unwrapped to reveal historical treasures; 52 million years ago Canada’s Arctic was home to pre-primates; Black in Science: have recent years of activism made a difference?; Quirks & Quarks listener question.

Previous episodes

  • 556 - Humans understand ape gestures, wolves eat sea otters, ‘Golden Boy’ mummy, polar pre-primate, Black in science update and domestication and taming. 
    Fri, 27 Jan 2023
  • 555 - Fork-headed trilobite, echidnas blow snot bubbles, Perseverance delivery drop-off, farming fish lose their fertilizer and inoculation against misinformation. 
    Fri, 20 Jan 2023
  • 554 - Exxon’s excellent climate science, dolphins drowned out by ocean noise, supersonic but boomless, climate change and insects, and designing Canada’s lunar rover. 
    Fri, 13 Jan 2023
  • 553 - A real viral video, is scientific innovation stagnating, rocks from the Oort cloud, constipated scorpions, nature and nurture and why we try to cool fevers. 
    Fri, 06 Jan 2023
  • 552 - December 31 Question show 
    Fri, 30 Dec 2022
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