Quirks and Quarks | Mar 3, 2012 | 9:16

The Oldest Forest

The oldest fossilized forest has been found near the Catskill Mountains in New York.

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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.
Quirks and Quarks - Clovis Child is Native American - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 1Mar 1, 2014 | 12:53Quirks and Quarks Clovis Child is Native American - 2014/03/01 - Pt. 1 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - Neanderthal Man - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 6Feb 22, 2014 | 15:29Quirks and Quarks Neanderthal Man - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Neanderthal Man - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 6 Feb 22, 2014 | 15:29There's more Neanderthal in humans than we thought.
Quirks and Quarks - Dating The Grand Canyon - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 5Feb 22, 2014 | 8:28Quirks and Quarks Dating The Grand Canyon - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Dating The Grand Canyon - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 5 Feb 22, 2014 | 8:28The Grand Canyon has parts that are old, and parts that are not so old.
Quirks and Quarks - Zebrafish Hold Key to Regrowing Limbs - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 4Feb 22, 2014 | 7:56Quirks and Quarks Zebrafish Hold Key to Regrowing Limbs - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Zebrafish Hold Key to Regrowing Limbs - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 4 Feb 22, 2014 | 7:56Zebrafish can regrow their fins, which may help humans understand how to regenerate bone.
Quirks and Quarks - Heating With Refrigeration (Quirks Question Period)Feb 22, 2014 | 4:31Quirks and Quarks Heating With Refrigeration (Quirks Question Period) Audio
Quirks and Quarks Heating With Refrigeration (Quirks Question Period) Feb 22, 2014 | 4:31Leaving the fridge door open will eventually heat up the room.
Quirks and Quarks - Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1Feb 22, 2014 | 10:30Quirks and Quarks Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Bear Bridge To Love - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 1 Feb 22, 2014 | 10:30Black and grizzly bears use the over and under pass crossings in Banff National Park to find mates across the Trans-Canada.
Quirks and Quarks - No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2Feb 22, 2014 | 8:43Quirks and Quarks No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks No Discrimination Against Disabled Monkeys - 2014/02/22 - Pt. 2 Feb 22, 2014 | 8:43Disabled snow monkeys are treated as equals by others.
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Quirks and Quarks World's Fastest Glacier - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 5 Feb 15, 2014 | 9:50A glacier on Greenland's west coast recedes at 17 km per year.
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Quirks and Quarks Upside-down Nuthatches (Quirks Question Period) Feb 15, 2014 | 4:04Nuthatches feed upside-down on trees because they don't have a stiff tail to brace against the trunk as woodpeckers do.
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Quirks and Quarks The Sixth Extinction - 2014/02/15 - Pt. 1 Feb 15, 2014 | 19:51The new book 'The Sixth Extinction' documents all species lost die to the interactions of climate change, ocean acidification and human activity.
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