Quirks and Quarks | Mar 28, 2009 | 25:16

9 1/2 Technologies that could Change the World - Part 2

Today on the program, we’re going to gaze into the near future, with a special full-edition look at 9 1/2 technologies that could change our world.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
Quirks and Quarks - Big Science - Advanced LIGO - Listening For Gravity - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 5Apr 18, 2015 | 16:23Quirks and Quarks Big Science - Advanced LIGO - Listening For Gravity - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Big Science - Advanced LIGO - Listening For Gravity - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 5 Apr 18, 2015 | 16:23LIGO listens for ripples in space caused by gravitational waves.
Quirks and Quarks - Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World, plus Disappearing Glaciers, The Romeo and Juliet of Dinosaur Fossils, and more - 2015/04/11Apr 11, 2015 | 54:57Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World, plus Disappearing Glaciers, The Romeo and Juliet of Dinosaur Fossils, and more - 2015/04/11 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World, plus Disappearing Glaciers, The Romeo and Juliet of Dinosaur Fossils, and more - 2015/04/11 Apr 11, 2015 | 54:57Disappearing Glaciers, The Romeo and Juliet of Dinosaur Fossils, Comet Dust Makes Mercury a Dark Planet, Exoskeleton Puts A Spring In Your Step, Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World, Question Period - A Living Dinosaur.
Quirks and Quarks - Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 5Apr 11, 2015 | 14:03Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Tambora - The Eruption That Changed The World - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 5 Apr 11, 2015 | 14:03The book Tambora chronicles how the massive volcanic eruption in Indonesia changed the world 200 years ago this month.
Quirks and Quarks - How Dogs Helped Humans Drive Neanderthals to Extinction - 2015/04/04 - Pt. 5Apr 4, 2015 | 18:09Quirks and Quarks How Dogs Helped Humans Drive Neanderthals to Extinction - 2015/04/04 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How Dogs Helped Humans Drive Neanderthals to Extinction - 2015/04/04 - Pt. 5 Apr 4, 2015 | 18:09In the book 'The Invaders' Dr. Shipman explores how domesticated dogs helped humans drive Neanderthals to extinction.
Quirks and Quarks - How Humans And Their Dogs Defeated Neanderthals, plus The Tiny Warbler Makes a Marathon Migration - 2015/04/04Apr 4, 2015 | 56:02Quirks and Quarks How Humans And Their Dogs Defeated Neanderthals, plus The Tiny Warbler Makes a Marathon Migration - 2015/04/04 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How Humans And Their Dogs Defeated Neanderthals, plus The Tiny Warbler Makes a Marathon Migration - 2015/04/04 Apr 4, 2015 | 56:02Tiny Warbler Makes a Marathon Migration, Surprise Leads to Learning in Babies, How Bats Avoid a Mid-Air Collision, New SETI Strategy: Looking For Lasers, How Dogs Helped Humans Drive Neanderthals to Extinction.
Quirks and Quarks - Disappearing Glaciers - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 1Apr 11, 2015 | 10:19Quirks and Quarks Disappearing Glaciers - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Disappearing Glaciers - 2015/04/11 - Pt. 1 Apr 11, 2015 | 10:19As many as 70 percent of all glaciers in western Canada will melt by the end of this century.
Quirks and Quarks - Giant Creatures From The Past, plus Defeating A Debilitating Infection, Nitrogen on Mars, and more - 2015/03/28Mar 28, 2015 | 53:49Quirks and Quarks Giant Creatures From The Past, plus Defeating A Debilitating Infection, Nitrogen on Mars, and more - 2015/03/28 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Giant Creatures From The Past, plus Defeating A Debilitating Infection, Nitrogen on Mars, and more - 2015/03/28 Mar 28, 2015 | 53:49Super-Sized Salamander Was Top Predator, Prehistoric Crocodile Was A 'Carolina Butcher', Scientists Make Cancer Cells Benign, Nitrogen on Mars, Eradicating Guinea Worm, Question Period - Asteroids And The Moon.
Quirks and Quarks - Oceans of PlasticFeb 16, 2013 | 16:20Quirks and Quarks Oceans of Plastic Audio
Quirks and Quarks Oceans of Plastic Feb 16, 2013 | 16:20A documentary report about the damaging effects of plastic in our oceans.
Quirks and Quarks - Mercury's Magnetic MessageMar 26, 2011 | 8:24Quirks and Quarks Mercury's Magnetic Message Audio
Quirks and Quarks Mercury's Magnetic Message Mar 26, 2011 | 8:24Data from the Messenger Spacecraft, now in Mercury's orbit, will help scientists learn more about the planet.
Quirks and Quarks - Creating Criminal Memories - 2015/03/14 - Pt. 1Mar 14, 2015 | 12:24Quirks and Quarks Creating Criminal Memories - 2015/03/14 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Creating Criminal Memories - 2015/03/14 - Pt. 1 Mar 14, 2015 | 12:24Research suggests we are capable of recalling violent and criminal memories that never happened.
Quirks and Quarks - The Brain Remembers Forgotten Language - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 2Nov 22, 2014 | 8:23Quirks and Quarks The Brain Remembers Forgotten Language - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Brain Remembers Forgotten Language - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 2 Nov 22, 2014 | 8:23Our brain remembers first or early languages, even when we don't.
Quirks and Quarks - Fighting Bat Fungus With Bacteria - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 4Apr 18, 2015 | 9:08Quirks and Quarks Fighting Bat Fungus With Bacteria - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Fighting Bat Fungus With Bacteria - 2015/04/18 - Pt. 4 Apr 18, 2015 | 9:08A chemical found in a bacteria may help fight white-nose syndrome in bats.
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 - How The Zebra Got Its Stripes - 2014/04/05 - Pt. 4Apr 5, 2014 | 8:42Quirks and Quarks How The Zebra Got Its Stripes - 2014/04/05 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How The Zebra Got Its Stripes - 2014/04/05 - Pt. 4 Apr 5, 2014 | 8:42The stripes on a zebra are not for camouflage, or to confuse predators, they are to rebel biting flies.
Quirks and Quarks - Future Arctic - Notes From A World On The Edge, plus Oceans of Plastic, Dinosaurs May Have Taken LSD, and more - 2015/02/14Feb 14, 2015 | 55:42Quirks and Quarks Future Arctic - Notes From A World On The Edge, plus Oceans of Plastic, Dinosaurs May Have Taken LSD, and more - 2015/02/14 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Future Arctic - Notes From A World On The Edge, plus Oceans of Plastic, Dinosaurs May Have Taken LSD, and more - 2015/02/14 Feb 14, 2015 | 55:42Drowning in Plastic, Dinosaurs May Have Taken LSD, The Earliest Record of Human Twins, Fish Go Very Low, Future Arctic.

2 of 34