Digital Archives | Dec 30, 1995 | 5:25

Year of the Internet

Quirks & Quarks point to the World Wide Web and Java as the most important changes in technology.

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Digital Archives - James Till and Ernest McCulloch, stem cell researchersOct 29, 2005 | 12:31Digital Archives James Till and Ernest McCulloch, stem cell researchers Audio
Digital Archives James Till and Ernest McCulloch, stem cell researchers Oct 29, 2005 | 12:31The Canadian fathers of stem cell research are awarded the 2005 Albert Lasker Award, also known as "America's Nobel".
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Digital Archives Can gene doping build the perfect athlete? Jun 26, 2004 | 20:54New science raises the spectre of altering athletes' DNA to improve performance.
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Digital Archives Researcher falsifies stem cell research results Feb 14, 2004 | 8:32Exciting new stem cell research is announced in early 2004, but the results are later revealed to have been fabricated.
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Digital Archives Bushmeat: apes as food Sep 27, 2003 | 15:31In 2003, human encroachment on African jungles means more people are eating the meat of chimps, bonobos and gorillas.
Digital Archives - Influenza: a dress rehearsal for the next pandemicApr 5, 2003 | 5:49Digital Archives Influenza: a dress rehearsal for the next pandemic Audio
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Digital Archives - Endangered Species: Caribou comebackNov 30, 2002 | 16:45Digital Archives Endangered Species: Caribou comeback Audio
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Digital Archives - Diabetes: Controversy over xenotransplantationSep 7, 2002 | 8:46Digital Archives Diabetes: Controversy over xenotransplantation Audio
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Digital Archives - Truth about seeing the bottom of Halifax harbour that dayMay 18, 2002 | 3:46Digital Archives Truth about seeing the bottom of Halifax harbour that day Audio
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Digital Archives - Is regulation of GM food up to snuff?Feb 10, 2001 | 9:17Digital Archives Is regulation of GM food up to snuff? Audio
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Digital Archives - The first global conference on GM foodMar 4, 2000 | 19:36Digital Archives The first global conference on GM food Audio
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Digital Archives - GM corn: behind the monarch media hypeOct 20, 1999 | 17:24Digital Archives GM corn: behind the monarch media hype Audio
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Digital Archives - Tuberculosis: The science of TBDec 14, 1996 | 13:23Digital Archives Tuberculosis: The science of TB Audio
Digital Archives Tuberculosis: The science of TB Dec 14, 1996 | 13:23Quirks & Quarks explains how TB attacks the body, and discusses the key to stopping its spread.
Digital Archives - Year of the InternetDec 30, 1995 | 5:25Digital Archives Year of the Internet Audio
Digital Archives Year of the Internet Dec 30, 1995 | 5:25Quirks & Quarks point to the World Wide Web and Java as the most important changes in technology.
Digital Archives - Tidal power slow to catch onDec 16, 1995 | 2:15Digital Archives Tidal power slow to catch on Audio
Digital Archives Tidal power slow to catch on Dec 16, 1995 | 2:15A tidal power developer has a new turbine design that is kinder to the environment than previous models.

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