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March 16, 2013

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Quirks and Quarks - The Monkey's Voage, plus Music Doesn't Move Me, The Turtle's Lost Years, Ant Rafting, and more - 2014/03/08Mar 8, 2014 | 53:43Quirks and Quarks The Monkey's Voage, plus Music Doesn't Move Me, The Turtle's Lost Years, Ant Rafting, and more - 2014/03/08 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Monkey's Voage, plus Music Doesn't Move Me, The Turtle's Lost Years, Ant Rafting, and more - 2014/03/08 Mar 8, 2014 | 53:43Music Doesn't Move Me, Young Ants Save The Queen, Super-Habitable Planets, Turtle Years Lost and Found, The Monkey's Voyage.
Spark - Responsive art and architecture, Focus at will, Software carpentry, Physicists and computers, and Social physicsMar 2, 2014 | 53:59Spark Responsive art and architecture, Focus at will, Software carpentry, Physicists and computers, and Social physics Audio
Spark Responsive art and architecture, Focus at will, Software carpentry, Physicists and computers, and Social physics Mar 2, 2014 | 53:59Dave Colangelo on art and responsive architecture. Rodolphe el-Khoury on responsive architecture. Will Henshall on Focus at will. Greg Wilson on software carpentry. Ben Davies on physicists and computers. Alex Pentland on social physics.
Spark - Speech donors, Faster, better science research, The quantified self, and The essential selfFeb 23, 2014 | 53:59Spark Speech donors, Faster, better science research, The quantified self, and The essential self Audio
Spark Speech donors, Faster, better science research, The quantified self, and The essential self Feb 23, 2014 | 53:59Rupal Patel on speech donors. Sam Molyneux on faster scientific research. Josh Sharp and Nicholas Felton on the quantified self. Linda Stone on the essential self.
Quirks and Quarks - Neanderthal Man, plus Banff Bears Cross Bridges to Romance, Boning Up on Zebrafish, How Old is The Grand Canyon?, and more - 2014/02/22Feb 22, 2014 | 55:40Quirks and Quarks Neanderthal Man, plus Banff Bears Cross Bridges to Romance, Boning Up on Zebrafish, How Old is The Grand Canyon?, and more - 2014/02/22 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Neanderthal Man, plus Banff Bears Cross Bridges to Romance, Boning Up on Zebrafish, How Old is The Grand Canyon?, and more - 2014/02/22 Feb 22, 2014 | 55:40Bear Bridge To Love, No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys, Quirks Question Period: Heating With Refrigerators, Zebrafish Hold Key To Regrowing Limbs, Dating The Grand Canyon, Neanderthal Man.
Quirks and Quarks - Oldest Rock On Earth - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 2Mar 1, 2014 | 8:21Quirks and Quarks Oldest Rock On Earth - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Oldest Rock On Earth - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 2 Mar 1, 2014 | 8:21Zircon crystals in Australia reveal information about the Earth from 4.4 billion years ago.
Spark - Responsive architectureMar 2, 2014 | 11:08Spark Responsive architecture Audio
Spark Responsive architecture Mar 2, 2014 | 11:08Urban designer Rodolphe el-Khoury argues that computer scientists and engineers built the web, but now it's the architects' turn, as they design for a future where the home is a computer.
Quirks and Quarks - Exercising Your Eyes, plus The Oldest Rock On Earth, Ancient DNA Connects to Native Americans, and more - 2014/03/01Mar 1, 2014 | 52:35Quirks and Quarks Exercising Your Eyes, plus The Oldest Rock On Earth, Ancient DNA Connects to Native Americans, and more - 2014/03/01 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Exercising Your Eyes, plus The Oldest Rock On Earth, Ancient DNA Connects to Native Americans, and more - 2014/03/01 Mar 1, 2014 | 52:35Clovis Child is Native American, Oldest Rock On Earth, Exercise For The Eyes, Bumblebees Fly High, Twisted Nylon Makes A Muscle, Quirks Question Period: Seeing The Lunar Landing Sites.
Spark - Software CarpentryMar 2, 2014 | 9:10Spark Software Carpentry Audio
Spark Software Carpentry Mar 2, 2014 | 9:10Carpentry is a handy thing to know: build a shelf...repair a table…do some computer programming? Greg Wilson says his volunteer organization Software Carpentry aims to make scientists more productive by teaching them basic computing skills.
Quirks and Quarks - The Sixth Extinction, plus New Fossil Bed in Kootenay National Park, Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth, and more - 2014/02/15Feb 15, 2014 | 52:50Quirks and Quarks The Sixth Extinction, plus New Fossil Bed in Kootenay National Park, Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth, and more - 2014/02/15 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Sixth Extinction, plus New Fossil Bed in Kootenay National Park, Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth, and more - 2014/02/15 Feb 15, 2014 | 52:50The Sixth Extinction, Quirks Question Period - Upside Down Nuthatches, Ancient Fossil Motherlode, Dimetrodon With Steak-knife Teeth, World's Fastest Glacier.
Quirks and Quarks - Exercise For The Eyes - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 3Mar 1, 2014 | 8:52Quirks and Quarks Exercise For The Eyes - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Exercise For The Eyes - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 3 Mar 1, 2014 | 8:52The brain can be trained to give the eyes better vision.
Spark - In the Air, TonightMar 2, 2014 | 7:08Spark In the Air, Tonight Audio
Spark In the Air, Tonight Mar 2, 2014 | 7:08Light up a building with tweets about #homelessness. Dave Colangelo on his project In the Air Tonight, a massive public data visualization on the campus of Ryerson University.
Quirks and Quarks - Super-Habitable Planets - 2014/03/08 - Pt. 3Mar 8, 2014 | 9:03Quirks and Quarks Super-Habitable Planets - 2014/03/08 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Super-Habitable Planets - 2014/03/08 - Pt. 3 Mar 8, 2014 | 9:03Planets and moons identified by Kepler may be better suited to life than our own Earth.
Quirks and Quarks - Seeing the Lunar Landing Sites (Quirks Question Period)Mar 1, 2014 | 5:04Quirks and Quarks Seeing the Lunar Landing Sites (Quirks Question Period) Audio
Quirks and Quarks Seeing the Lunar Landing Sites (Quirks Question Period) Mar 1, 2014 | 5:04The Apollo landing sites have only been photographed from the LRO.
Quirks and Quarks - Twisted Nylon Makes A Muscle - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 5Mar 1, 2014 | 8:35Quirks and Quarks Twisted Nylon Makes A Muscle - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Twisted Nylon Makes A Muscle - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 5 Mar 1, 2014 | 8:35Nylon fibres, like fishing line, can contract with more strength than human muscle.
Spark - Speech Donors with Professor Rupal PatelFeb 23, 2014 | 12:13Spark Speech Donors with Professor Rupal Patel Audio
Spark Speech Donors with Professor Rupal Patel Feb 23, 2014 | 12:13Until now, people living with severe speech disorders only had a few computerized voices to choose from. With the help of speech donors, Rupal Patel is creating new, personalized voices that match the individual.

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