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Burning Hair Reveals Identity - 2014/06/07 - Pt. 3

The chemicals in the vapour from burned hair can reveal a person's gender and ethnicity.

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Quirks and Quarks - Mastodons Made An Early Exit From The North - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 2Dec 6, 2014 | 9:49Quirks and Quarks Mastodons Made An Early Exit From The North - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Mastodons Made An Early Exit From The North - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 2 Dec 6, 2014 | 9:49Cold temperatures and not humans eliminated mastodons from the North.
Quirks and Quarks - Prehistoric Human Ancestors Made Engravings On Shells - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 1Dec 6, 2014 | 10:47Quirks and Quarks Prehistoric Human Ancestors Made Engravings On Shells - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Prehistoric Human Ancestors Made Engravings On Shells - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 1 Dec 6, 2014 | 10:47Homo erectus engraved shells one half-million years ago.
Quirks and Quarks - Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 5Dec 5, 2014 | 16:51Quirks and Quarks Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 5 Dec 5, 2014 | 16:51Ecologist Ken Thompson talks about his book 'Where Do Camels Belong - Why Invasive Species Aren't All Bad'.
Quirks and Quarks - Elephants Predict Rain From 300 Kilometres Away - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 4Dec 5, 2014 | 7:45Quirks and Quarks Elephants Predict Rain From 300 Kilometres Away - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Elephants Predict Rain From 300 Kilometres Away - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 4 Dec 5, 2014 | 7:45Elephants hear the low frequency of thunder and move toward the rains.
Quirks and Quarks - Ants Perform Street Cleaner Role On Broadway - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 3Dec 5, 2014 | 8:24Quirks and Quarks Ants Perform Street Cleaner Role On Broadway - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Ants Perform Street Cleaner Role On Broadway - 2014/12/06 - Pt. 3 Dec 5, 2014 | 8:24Ants eat a surprising amount of waste junk food in Manhattan.
Quirks and Quarks - Failing Grades On Endangered Species, plus The Future Looks Bleak For Canada's Polar Bears, Killing Wolves To Save The Caribou Is Only a Band-Aid Solution, and more - 2014/11/29Nov 29, 2014 | 53:11Quirks and Quarks Failing Grades On Endangered Species, plus The Future Looks Bleak For Canada's Polar Bears, Killing Wolves To Save The Caribou Is Only a Band-Aid Solution, and more - 2014/11/29 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Failing Grades On Endangered Species, plus The Future Looks Bleak For Canada's Polar Bears, Killing Wolves To Save The Caribou Is Only a Band-Aid Solution, and more - 2014/11/29 Nov 29, 2014 | 53:11Failing Grades On Failing Species, Can A Wolf Cull Save Alberta Caribou?, Polar Bears On Thin Ice, French Kissing Exchanges Passion and Bacteria, What Hit Sudbury?, Faces Try To Be Recognized.
Quirks and Quarks - Polar Bears On Thin Ice - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 3Nov 28, 2014 | 8:45Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears On Thin Ice - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 3 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Polar Bears On Thin Ice - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 3 Nov 28, 2014 | 8:45Polar bears are diminishing faster than previously thought due to diminishing ice.
Quirks and Quarks - Faces Try To Be Recognized - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 6Nov 28, 2014 | 9:05Quirks and Quarks Faces Try To Be Recognized - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 6 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Faces Try To Be Recognized - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 6 Nov 28, 2014 | 9:05Human faces have evolved to be easily recognized.
Quirks and Quarks - What Hit Sudbury? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 5Nov 28, 2014 | 8:05Quirks and Quarks What Hit Sudbury? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks What Hit Sudbury? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 5 Nov 28, 2014 | 8:05The Sudbury basin seems to have been a comet impact, not an asteroid.
Quirks and Quarks - French Kissing Exchanges Passion and Bacteria - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 4Nov 28, 2014 | 8:09Quirks and Quarks French Kissing Exchanges Passion and Bacteria - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 4 Audio
Quirks and Quarks French Kissing Exchanges Passion and Bacteria - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 4 Nov 28, 2014 | 8:09A single ten second deep kiss transfers 80 million bacteria from one to another.
Quirks and Quarks - Can A Wolf Cull Save Alberta Caribou? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 2Nov 28, 2014 | 9:25Quirks and Quarks Can A Wolf Cull Save Alberta Caribou? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 2 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Can A Wolf Cull Save Alberta Caribou? - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 2 Nov 28, 2014 | 9:25The wolf cull in northwestern Alberta is only a short-term solution for the shrinking caribou herd there.
Quirks and Quarks - Failing Grades On Failing Species - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 1Nov 28, 2014 | 9:39Quirks and Quarks Failing Grades On Failing Species - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 1 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Failing Grades On Failing Species - 2014/11/29 - Pt. 1 Nov 28, 2014 | 9:39Canada is doing a poor job protecting species from extinction.
Quirks and Quarks - Forgotten But Not Gone, plus What Is Turning Ontario's Lakes Into Jelly?, What Is Killing Sea Stars Off BC's Coast? and more - 2014/11/22Nov 22, 2014 | 55:43Quirks and Quarks Forgotten But Not Gone, plus What Is Turning Ontario's Lakes Into Jelly?, What Is Killing Sea Stars Off BC's Coast? and more - 2014/11/22 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Forgotten But Not Gone, plus What Is Turning Ontario's Lakes Into Jelly?, What Is Killing Sea Stars Off BC's Coast? and more - 2014/11/22 Nov 22, 2014 | 55:43Lakes Turning To Jelly, The Brain Remembers Forgotten Language, Sea Star Virus Identified, Genetically Modified Chestnuts, Butterfly's Eyespots Are Targets, The Dodo Was No Dodo.
Quirks and Quarks - Butterfly's Eyespots Are Targets - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 5Nov 22, 2014 | 8:30Quirks and Quarks Butterfly's Eyespots Are Targets - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 5 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Butterfly's Eyespots Are Targets - 2014/11/22 - Pt. 5 Nov 22, 2014 | 8:30The eye markings on the wings of some butterflies are like target to deflect predator attacks away from the head and body.
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.

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