Quirks and Quarks | Apr 27, 2013 | 17:46

    "Paleofantasy" with Dr. Marlene Zuk

    In her new book "Paleofantasy" Dr. Marlene Zuk suggests that humans have never been perfectly suited to their environment and today is not different.

    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 - Why Chimps Are Handymen But Bonobos Aren't - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 2Jun 20, 2015 | 9:07Quirks and Quarks Why Chimps Are Handymen But Bonobos Aren't - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 2 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks Why Chimps Are Handymen But Bonobos Aren't - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 2 Jun 20, 2015 | 9:07Even though chimps and bonobos are closely related, only chimps use tools to forage.
    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 - 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 - Future Arctic - 2015/02/15 - Pt. 5Feb 14, 2015 | 19:35Quirks and Quarks Future Arctic - 2015/02/15 - Pt. 5 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks Future Arctic - 2015/02/15 - Pt. 5 Feb 14, 2015 | 19:35The new book 'Future Arctic" by Ed Struzik documents the fastest warming place on Earth.
    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 - 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 - 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.
    Quirks and Quarks - Most Wanted Particle, plus A Fickle Flower Only Puts Out For The Perfect Pollinator, The Oldest Human Species, and more - 2015/03/07Mar 7, 2015 | 57:54Quirks and Quarks Most Wanted Particle, plus A Fickle Flower Only Puts Out For The Perfect Pollinator, The Oldest Human Species, and more - 2015/03/07 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks Most Wanted Particle, plus A Fickle Flower Only Puts Out For The Perfect Pollinator, The Oldest Human Species, and more - 2015/03/07 Mar 7, 2015 | 57:54Oldest Human Species Discovered, Menopause Helps Killer Whale Offspring, Plants Pick Their Pollinators, Spanish Conquistadors Brought Air Pollution, Most Wanted Particle.
    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 - 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 - A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, And An Epic Journey, plus, A New Fossil Shows The First Dinosaur With Bat-like Wings, and more - 2015/05/02May 2, 2015 | 54:18Quirks and Quarks A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, And An Epic Journey, plus, A New Fossil Shows The First Dinosaur With Bat-like Wings, and more - 2015/05/02 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, And An Epic Journey, plus, A New Fossil Shows The First Dinosaur With Bat-like Wings, and more - 2015/05/02 May 2, 2015 | 54:18A Bat-winged Dinosaur, The Secret To Walking - Or Running - On Water, Record Migration Sheds New Light on Gray Whale Populations, Jupiter Attacks, The Narrow Edge.
    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 - 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 - Elephant Don - The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 5Jun 20, 2015 | 16:23Quirks and Quarks Elephant Don - The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 5 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks Elephant Don - The Politics of a Pachyderm Posse - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 5 Jun 20, 2015 | 16:23A new book by Caitlin O'Connell about male elephant social hierarchy.
    Quirks and Quarks - Male Bats Pee In A Pod - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 4Jun 20, 2015 | 7:58Quirks and Quarks Male Bats Pee In A Pod - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 4 Audio
    Quirks and Quarks Male Bats Pee In A Pod - 2015/06/20 - Pt. 4 Jun 20, 2015 | 7:58A male bat in New Zealand uses its own urine to attract a female.

    2 of 34