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The pleasure derived from listening to music is due to a burst of dopamine released by the brain.

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Quirks and Quarks - Master Chef - Chimpanzee Edition - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 1Jun 13, 2015 | 11:20Quirks and Quarks Master Chef - Chimpanzee Edition - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Master Chef - Chimpanzee Edition - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 1 Jun 13, 2015 | 11:20Our chimp ancestors were cognitively equipped for cooking food.
Quirks and Quarks - How Bombardier Beetles Blast Toxins From Their Butts, plus, Why Scientists Are Blowing Up Batteries, and more - 2015/05/09May 9, 2015 | 54:32Quirks and Quarks How Bombardier Beetles Blast Toxins From Their Butts, plus, Why Scientists Are Blowing Up Batteries, and more - 2015/05/09 Audio
Quirks and Quarks How Bombardier Beetles Blast Toxins From Their Butts, plus, Why Scientists Are Blowing Up Batteries, and more - 2015/05/09 May 9, 2015 | 54:32MESSENGER Mission and Mercury's Magnetism, Bombardier Beetle Blasts Toxic Spray From Its Butt, Tetrapod Fossils Fill In The Blank, How Mercury is Getting Into Arctic Caribou, Stretchy Nerves Help Baleen Whales Open Wide, Blowing Up Batteries - For Science
Quirks and Quarks - Robots That Just Won't Quit, plus Evidence of The World's Oldest Murder, and more - 2015/05/30May 30, 2015 | 53:25Quirks and Quarks Robots That Just Won't Quit, plus Evidence of The World's Oldest Murder, and more - 2015/05/30 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Robots That Just Won't Quit, plus Evidence of The World's Oldest Murder, and more - 2015/05/30 May 30, 2015 | 53:25CSI Paleo: Murder Most Ancient, Robots That Can't Be Stopped, Rare Rattlesnake Needs Forest Fires To Survive, 425 Million Year Old Parasite Found With Its Host, Antarctic Ice Is Slipping Away, Question: The View From The Sun.
Quirks and Quarks - Male Spider Purrs For Sex - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 4Jun 13, 2015 | 9:27Quirks and Quarks Male Spider Purrs For Sex - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Male Spider Purrs For Sex - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 4 Jun 13, 2015 | 9:27The male wolf spider makes a purring sound that vibrates its way to a potential female mate.
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 - 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 - Cloning A Mammoth, plus The First Warm-blooded Fish, Diamonds Are a Plant's Best Friend, The World's Oldest Stone Tools, and more - 2015/05/23May 23, 2015 | 54:00Quirks and Quarks Cloning A Mammoth, plus The First Warm-blooded Fish, Diamonds Are a Plant's Best Friend, The World's Oldest Stone Tools, and more - 2015/05/23 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Cloning A Mammoth, plus The First Warm-blooded Fish, Diamonds Are a Plant's Best Friend, The World's Oldest Stone Tools, and more - 2015/05/23 May 23, 2015 | 54:00Oldest Stone Tools Pre-date Humanity, Babies Prefer The Sound Of Other Babies, First Warm-blooded Fish, African Plant Signals Location of Diamonds, How To Clone A Mammoth.
Quirks and Quarks - Question Period:  Are Big Brains Smarter? - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 6Jun 13, 2015 | 5:47Quirks and Quarks Question Period: Are Big Brains Smarter? - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Question Period: Are Big Brains Smarter? - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 6 Jun 13, 2015 | 5:47The question about the relationship between the size of the brain and cognition is answered.
Quirks and Quarks - Reconstructing the Faces of the Franklin Expedition - 2015/06/27 - Pt 5Jun 27, 2015 | 13:56Quirks and Quarks Reconstructing the Faces of the Franklin Expedition - 2015/06/27 - Pt 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Reconstructing the Faces of the Franklin Expedition - 2015/06/27 - Pt 5 Jun 27, 2015 | 13:56Two skulls belonging to victims of the ill-fated expedition have their features reconstructed.
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 - Breast Milk - Mother's Little Mind Control, plus On The Crest of a Physics Breakthrough:  The Search For Gravitational Waves, and more - 2015/04/18Apr 18, 2015 | 54:26Quirks and Quarks Breast Milk - Mother's Little Mind Control, plus On The Crest of a Physics Breakthrough: The Search For Gravitational Waves, and more - 2015/04/18 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Breast Milk - Mother's Little Mind Control, plus On The Crest of a Physics Breakthrough: The Search For Gravitational Waves, and more - 2015/04/18 Apr 18, 2015 | 54:26Mother's Milk And Mind Control, Little Frog Runs Toward Danger, Gigantic Marine Lizards Had Live Births, Fighting Bat Fungus With Bacteria, Big Science - Advanced LIGO - Listening For Gravity.
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 - January 5, 2013Jan 5, 2013 | 56:48Quirks and Quarks January 5, 2013 Audio
Quirks and Quarks January 5, 2013 Jan 5, 2013 | 56:48Listeners predict the future for our planet, our technology and our lives,and Canadian scientists weigh-in on the possibilities of those predictions.
Quirks and Quarks - The Annual Quirks & Quarks Question Road Show - 2015/06/06Jun 6, 2015 | 1:06:07Quirks and Quarks The Annual Quirks & Quarks Question Road Show - 2015/06/06 Audio
Quirks and Quarks The Annual Quirks & Quarks Question Road Show - 2015/06/06 Jun 6, 2015 | 1:06:07The Annual Question Road show from The Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario.
Quirks and Quarks - Dinosaur Fossils Preserve Blood Cells - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 2Jun 13, 2015 | 9:49Quirks and Quarks Dinosaur Fossils Preserve Blood Cells - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Dinosaur Fossils Preserve Blood Cells - 2015/06/13 - Pt. 2 Jun 13, 2015 | 9:49Blood cells may have been found preserved in dinosaur fossils.

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