Feb 6, 2010 | 8:44Quirks and Quarks Taming Turkeys Audio
Quirks and Quarks Taming Turkeys Feb 6, 2010 | 8:44Most domesticated animals are from the Old World and were introduced to North America by Europeans. But North American native people did domesticate one animal, according to Dr. Camilla Speller, they tamed the turkey.
Jun 26, 2010 | 15:07Quirks and Quarks Keeping The Bees Audio
Quirks and Quarks Keeping The Bees Jun 26, 2010 | 15:07There are over 19,000 species of bees found all over the world. It is estimated that bee pollination is key for about one-third of the world's food supply. Bees play a vital role in the ecology of the planet, yet these unsung heroes may be at risk.
Jun 12, 2010 | 9:24Quirks and Quarks Snails on Meth Audio
Quirks and Quarks Snails on Meth Jun 12, 2010 | 9:24Dr. Ken Lukowiak has found that snails take methamphetamine to remember. Amphetamines are thought to have an impact on memory, and this may have importance in understanding their addictive properties.
May 8, 2010 | 8:09Quirks and Quarks Copying For Success Audio
Quirks and Quarks Copying For Success May 8, 2010 | 8:09New research by evolutionary biologists at St. Andrews University in Scotland suggests that copying from others, or social learning, can ultimately be more beneficial to humans than innovating, or asocial learning.
May 29, 2010 | 19:18Quirks and Quarks The Eerie Silence Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Eerie Silence May 29, 2010 | 19:18This year marks the 50th anniversary of the research program known as SETI - the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. And so far, they’ve discovered - nothing. So does that mean there is no intelligent life in the universe?