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  • Pachliopta aristolochiae interposita

    Science imitates nature to improve solar cells

    To make the surface of solar cells less reflective, and therefore absorb more light, scientists turned to a black butterfly for inspiration.

    Posted: Nov 19, 2017 5:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 20, 2017 11:53 AM ET
  • Question show 4x3

    Watch our 2017 Question Show

    by Quirks & Quarks - CBC Radio One

    Our ever-popular Question Show took place on November 22 in Ottawa. Watch it now!

    Posted: Oct 13, 2017 1:58 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 24, 2017 4:31 PM ET
  • Josiah Zayner

    Saturday November 11, 2017

    Quirks & Quarks Meet the human guinea pig who hacked his own DNA

    'This is the first time in history that we no longer are slaves to our genetics.'

    Posted: Nov 11, 2017 12:00 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 10, 2017 5:32 PM ET
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