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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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Quirks & Quarks for Sept. 20, 2014

This week, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa worsens; Fish recruit eels as hunting companions; European explorers brought invasive species; the earliest muscles pull...

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Quirks & Quarks for Sept. 13, 2014

On this week's show: Arctic explorers find Franklin's ship; researchers track down the first "aquasaur"; a robot folds itself; Maritimes walrus are distinct but...

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Quirks & Quarks for Sept. 6, 2014

This week, we find out how the Ebola genome decodes the disease; how life thrives under Antarctic Ice; how Tyrannosaurs hunted in packs; how drooling...

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2014 Summer Schedule

Quirks & Quarks is on hiatus until September, but you can enjoy The Best of Quirks & Quarks in our regular time-slots all summer.  ...

Quirks & Quarks for June 21, 2014

Our live listener "Big Question" show, recorded in Glenn Gould Studio at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto....

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Quirks & Quarks for June 14, 2014

This week, we find out how Cambrian fish started to evolve new jaws; how motherhood is tough, especially for sea otters; how you can...

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