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Quirks and Quarks Gift Giving Is Key To Bushcricket Sex - 2014/06/07 - Pt. 2 Jun 7, 2014 | 9:25Male bushcrickets provide nuptial gifts to females in exchange for sex.
Quirks and Quarks - Creating The Continental Crust - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 3May 31, 2014 | 8:21Quirks and Quarks Creating The Continental Crust - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Creating The Continental Crust - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 3 May 31, 2014 | 8:21Rocks found north of Yellowknife provide clues to formation of early crust over 4 billion years ago.
Quirks and Quarks - The Sloth's Pharmaceutical Fur - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 4May 31, 2014 | 8:56Quirks and Quarks The Sloth's Pharmaceutical Fur - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Sloth's Pharmaceutical Fur - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 4 May 31, 2014 | 8:56Fungus growing on sloth fur may have medicinal value.
Quirks and Quarks - The Knowledge - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 5May 31, 2014 | 17:35Quirks and Quarks The Knowledge - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Knowledge - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 5 May 31, 2014 | 17:35The new book 'The Knowledge' looks at how to rebuild should society collapse.
Quirks and Quarks - Aerial Acrobatics of Cliff Swallows - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 2May 31, 2014 | 8:52Quirks and Quarks Aerial Acrobatics of Cliff Swallows - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Aerial Acrobatics of Cliff Swallows - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 2 May 31, 2014 | 8:52Cliff swallows chase each other in a display of high speed aerial acrobatics.
Quirks and Quarks - Microplastics On Ice - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 1May 31, 2014 | 10:24Quirks and Quarks Microplastics On Ice - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Microplastics On Ice - 2014/05/31 - Pt. 1 May 31, 2014 | 10:24Arctic sea ice is like a sponge for tiny fragments of plastic.
Quirks and Quarks - Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 5May 24, 2014 | 15:55Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 5 May 24, 2014 | 15:55A new book about the Tambora volcano on 1815 details its 3 year impact on climate around the world.
Quirks and Quarks - Tree Swallows Have Winter of Discontent - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 4May 24, 2014 | 8:56Quirks and Quarks Tree Swallows Have Winter of Discontent - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Tree Swallows Have Winter of Discontent - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 4 May 24, 2014 | 8:56The decline in size and number of Tree swallows in Canada is due to circumstances in their southern Wintering grounds.
Quirks and Quarks - Wild Mice Like Running Wheels - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 3May 24, 2014 | 9:13Quirks and Quarks Wild Mice Like Running Wheels - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Wild Mice Like Running Wheels - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 3 May 24, 2014 | 9:13The running wheel isn't just for caged rodent, mice, rats, even frogs and slugs in the wild enjoy it as well
Quirks and Quarks - Microbes on Mars? - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 2May 24, 2014 | 9:37Quirks and Quarks Microbes on Mars? - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Microbes on Mars? - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 2 May 24, 2014 | 9:37Some microbial life from Earth could survive on Mars.
Quirks and Quarks - An Octopus Mystery Untangled - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 1May 24, 2014 | 10:29Quirks and Quarks An Octopus Mystery Untangled - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks An Octopus Mystery Untangled - 2014/05/24 - Pt. 1 May 24, 2014 | 10:29A chemical signal on the skin of the octopus prevents its own suckers from sticking to it.
Quirks and Quarks - Ant-agonists Play Game Of Thrones - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 5May 17, 2014 | 13:18Quirks and Quarks Ant-agonists Play Game Of Thrones - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Ant-agonists Play Game Of Thrones - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 5 May 17, 2014 | 13:18When a queen ant dies, female workers fight to replace her.
Quirks and Quarks - Prehistoric Girl And The First Americans - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 4May 17, 2014 | 9:29Quirks and Quarks Prehistoric Girl And The First Americans - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Prehistoric Girl And The First Americans - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 4 May 17, 2014 | 9:29The 12,000 year old remains of a teenage girl help identify the first Americans.
Quirks and Quarks - Flies Thrive on Freeze-Free Fat - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 3May 17, 2014 | 8:26Quirks and Quarks Flies Thrive on Freeze-Free Fat - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Flies Thrive on Freeze-Free Fat - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 3 May 17, 2014 | 8:26The Goldenrod Gall-fly makes a unique form of fat in order to survive extreme temperatures.
Quirks and Quarks - Pinocchio Rex - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 2May 17, 2014 | 8:53Quirks and Quarks Pinocchio Rex - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Pinocchio Rex - 2014/05/17 - Pt. 2 May 17, 2014 | 8:53A new species of long-snouted tyrannosaur found in China has been called Pinocchio Rex.

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