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Quirks & Quarks for Nov. 29, 2014

This week, Canada is failing to help failing species; killing wolves isn't help enough for woodland caribou; polar bears are short of ice; researchers explore the...

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Quirks & Quarks for Nov. 22, 2014

This week, we find out how lakes are turning to jelly; how the brain can remember a forgotten language; what's killing sea stars; how the forests...

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Quirks & Quarks for Nov. 15, 2014

This week, we find out: how to tame a wild-cat; why ants do it inter-specifically; how duck bills ran the distance; how stars hide in the...

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Quirks & Quarks for Nov. 8, 2014

This week, we revisit the Rosetta mission's long trip; we find out how pigs sleep with the fishes; learn how fish created copulation; look...

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Quirks & Quarks for Nov. 1, 2014

This week, we find out how Giant Tortoises came back from near extinction; how early South Americans got high; why the Earth's magnetic field is...

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Quirks & Quarks for Oct. 25, 2014

This week, we find out how a mystery dinosaur was reunited with its head; what might slow down the migration of maple trees; how...

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Quirks & Quarks for Oct. 18, 2014

This week, we find out how birth control residue is harming fish; how plants use teeth and claws for defence; how to make a...

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Quirks & Quarks for Oct. 11, 2014

This week, we speak to the latest winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry; we look at how birds decorate for survival; we learn...

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Quirks & Quarks for Oct. 4, 2014

This week, we look into the controversy over neonicotinoids; how chimps share knowledge; how plastic pollution contaminates the St. Lawrence; how far a big volcano...

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Quirks & Quarks for Sept. 27, 2014

This week, we look at: whether we have failed the climate challenge; a new eye in the sky on CO2; why infant cries have universal...

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