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Quirks and Quarks - Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4Feb 8, 2014 | 8:41Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears Change Diet - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 4 Feb 8, 2014 | 8:41Lack of sea ice makes it difficult to hunt seals, so polar bears are eating bird eggs.
Quirks and Quarks - Cold and the Emerald Ash Borer (Quirks Question Period)Feb 8, 2014 | 5:06Quirks and Quarks Cold and the Emerald Ash Borer (Quirks Question Period) Audio
Quirks and Quarks Cold and the Emerald Ash Borer (Quirks Question Period) Feb 8, 2014 | 5:06The invasive emerald ash borer will die in the cold, as long as it is minus 30 or colder.
Quirks and Quarks - The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5Feb 8, 2014 | 8:31Quirks and Quarks The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Smell Of Lemurs In Love - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 5 Feb 8, 2014 | 8:31Lemurs that have mated start to have similar scent-marking behaviour as well as similar scents.
Quirks and Quarks - Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2Feb 8, 2014 | 11:28Quirks and Quarks Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Herzberg Gold Medal Winner - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 2 Feb 8, 2014 | 11:28Biochemist Dr. Ford Doolittle is the recipient of the Herzberg gold medal for science and engineering.
Quirks and Quarks - Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1Feb 8, 2014 | 10:31Quirks and Quarks Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Mammoths Enjoyed Wildflowers - 2014/02/08 - Pt. 1 Feb 8, 2014 | 10:31New analysis reveals that mammoth lived among numerous wildflowers which provided a richer diet.
Quirks and Quarks - How Snakes Fly - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 6Feb 1, 2014 | 8:38Quirks and Quarks How Snakes Fly - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How Snakes Fly - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 6 Feb 1, 2014 | 8:38Tooth decay related to diet is found in hunter-gatherers from 15 thousand years ago.
Quirks and Quarks - Dogs Catch Cancer - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 4Feb 1, 2014 | 9:08Quirks and Quarks Dogs Catch Cancer - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Dogs Catch Cancer - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 4 Feb 1, 2014 | 9:08Dogs can transmit a type of cancerous tumour through mating.
Quirks and Quarks - Earliest Human Tooth Decay - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 5Feb 1, 2014 | 7:43Quirks and Quarks Earliest Human Tooth Decay - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Earliest Human Tooth Decay - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 5 Feb 1, 2014 | 7:43Snakes in south-east Asia launch themselves from trees and change the aerodynamics of their body to sustain flight.
Quirks and Quarks - Extreme Speeding Stars - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 3Feb 1, 2014 | 7:49Quirks and Quarks Extreme Speeding Stars - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Extreme Speeding Stars - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 3 Feb 1, 2014 | 7:49Some stars travel so fast they fly right out of our galaxy.
Quirks and Quarks - Cows Give Girls More Milk - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 1Feb 1, 2014 | 10:12Quirks and Quarks Cows Give Girls More Milk - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Cows Give Girls More Milk - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 1 Feb 1, 2014 | 10:12Dairy cows make more milk for their daughters than for their sons.
Quirks and Quarks - Ancient Plague Identified - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 2Feb 1, 2014 | 8:10Quirks and Quarks Ancient Plague Identified - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Ancient Plague Identified - 2014/02/01 - Pt. 2 Feb 1, 2014 | 8:10The same bacteria that cause the Black Death, caused a similar plague 800 years earlier.
Quirks and Quarks - Bats Hunt Frogs By Their Riples - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 6Jan 25, 2014 | 10:46Quirks and Quarks Bats Hunt Frogs By Their Riples - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Bats Hunt Frogs By Their Riples - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 6 Jan 25, 2014 | 10:46Frog eating bats echolocate on ripples made by frogs.
Quirks and Quarks - Between Man And Beast - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 5Jan 25, 2014 | 17:41Quirks and Quarks Between Man And Beast - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Between Man And Beast - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 5 Jan 25, 2014 | 17:41When 19th century Europeans first discovered the gorilla, it set Victorian society on its ear.
Quirks and Quarks - Stormy Weather on Brown Dwarfs - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 4Jan 25, 2014 | 8:44Quirks and Quarks Stormy Weather on Brown Dwarfs - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Stormy Weather on Brown Dwarfs - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 4 Jan 25, 2014 | 8:44Astronomers have discovered evidence of massive storms on failed stars.
Quirks and Quarks - Generating Electricity Within The Body - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 3Jan 25, 2014 | 9:10Quirks and Quarks Generating Electricity Within The Body - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Generating Electricity Within The Body - 2014/01/25 - Pt. 3 Jan 25, 2014 | 9:10A flexible generator implanted on the heart can use cardiac motion to make electricity.

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