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Quirks and Quarks - Oldest Stone Tools Pre-date Humanity - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 1May 23, 2015 | 13:01Quirks and Quarks Oldest Stone Tools Pre-date Humanity - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Oldest Stone Tools Pre-date Humanity - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 1 May 23, 2015 | 13:01Stone tools, 3.3 million years old, found in Kenya, are the oldest ever found.
Quirks and Quarks - How To Clone A Mammoth - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 5May 23, 2015 | 16:27Quirks and Quarks How To Clone A Mammoth - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How To Clone A Mammoth - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 5 May 23, 2015 | 16:27In the new book 'How To Clone A Mammoth' author Dr. Beth Shapiro says doing so is still not possible, and unwise.
Quirks and Quarks - First Warm-blooded Fish - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 3May 23, 2015 | 8:43Quirks and Quarks First Warm-blooded Fish - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks First Warm-blooded Fish - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 3 May 23, 2015 | 8:43A counter-current heat exchange makes the opah the first warm-blooded fish.
Quirks and Quarks - Antarctic Ice Is Slipping Away - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 5May 30, 2015 | 9:08Quirks and Quarks Antarctic Ice Is Slipping Away - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Antarctic Ice Is Slipping Away - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 5 May 30, 2015 | 9:0860 cubic kilometres of ice is melting from an area of Antarctica every year.
Quirks and Quarks - CSI Paleo:  Murder Most Ancient - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 1May 30, 2015 | 11:42Quirks and Quarks CSI Paleo: Murder Most Ancient - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks CSI Paleo: Murder Most Ancient - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 1 May 30, 2015 | 11:42Fossil evidence from 400,000 years ago in Spain, suggests a murder.
Quirks and Quarks - African Plant Signals Location Of Diamonds - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 4May 23, 2015 | 8:04Quirks and Quarks African Plant Signals Location Of Diamonds - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks African Plant Signals Location Of Diamonds - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 4 May 23, 2015 | 8:04A rare African plant only grows in the rich volcanic soil above the rock that hosts diamonds.
Quirks and Quarks - Question:  The View From The Sun - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 6May 30, 2015 | 6:04Quirks and Quarks Question: The View From The Sun - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Question: The View From The Sun - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 6 May 30, 2015 | 6:04The Quirks Question Period answers what the sky would look like from the Sun.
Quirks and Quarks - Robots That Can't Be Stopped - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 2May 30, 2015 | 9:23Quirks and Quarks Robots That Can't Be Stopped - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Robots That Can't Be Stopped - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 2 May 30, 2015 | 9:23Robots can adapt to, and overcome, damage such as a lost limb.
Quirks and Quarks - Babies Prefer The Sound Of Other Babies - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 2May 23, 2015 | 7:42Quirks and Quarks Babies Prefer The Sound Of Other Babies - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Babies Prefer The Sound Of Other Babies - 2015/05/23 - Pt. 2 May 23, 2015 | 7:42Babies at 4 or 5 months of age prefer listening to sounds made by other babies than those of adults.
Quirks and Quarks - Rare Rattlesnake Needs Forest Fires To Survive - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 3May 30, 2015 | 8:22Quirks and Quarks Rare Rattlesnake Needs Forest Fires To Survive - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 3 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - 425 Million Year Old Parasite Found With Its Host - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 4May 30, 2015 | 8:42Quirks and Quarks 425 Million Year Old Parasite Found With Its Host - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks 425 Million Year Old Parasite Found With Its Host - 2015/05/30 - Pt. 4 May 30, 2015 | 8:42A 425 million year old fossil of a tongue worm parasite found still attached to the host ostracod.
Quirks and Quarks - Tyrannosaur Cannibals - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 1May 16, 2015 | 12:38Quirks and Quarks Tyrannosaur Cannibals - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 1 Audio
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Quirks and Quarks - Measles is More Dangerous - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 5May 16, 2015 | 11:42Quirks and Quarks Measles is More Dangerous - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Measles is More Dangerous - 2015/05/16 - Pt. 5 May 16, 2015 | 11:42Measles can result in the immune system forgetting to to fight known infections.
Quirks and Quarks - MESSENGER Mission and Mercury's Magnetism - 2015/05/09 - Pt. 1May 9, 2015 | 10:31Quirks and Quarks MESSENGER Mission and Mercury's Magnetism - 2015/05/09 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks MESSENGER Mission and Mercury's Magnetism - 2015/05/09 - Pt. 1 May 9, 2015 | 10:31Mercury's magnetic field has been around for a long time, as discovered by the MESSENGER mission.
Quirks and Quarks - Mother's Milk and Mind Control - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 1Apr 18, 2015 | 11:49Quirks and Quarks Mother's Milk and Mind Control - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Mother's Milk and Mind Control - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 1 Apr 18, 2015 | 11:49Mother's breast milk may be influencing the mind of the baby.

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