Quirks and Quarks with Bob McDonald
Dec. 7, 2019: Inflammation and the brain, NASA visits the sun, climate shrinks birds, ancient paint from lake goo, smelling without olfactory bulbs and tweeting birds.
Nov. 30, 2019: Tipping into climate catastrophe, blue whale heartbeat, thinking twice on fake news, a swift-swimming tunabot and the life of an ‘under-wolf’
Nov. 23, 2019: Psychedelics and ‘waking-dreams,’ adding feeling to virtual reality, the greatest ape, AI learns how music affects us, foreign accent syndrome and the latitude of venomous animals.
Nov. 16, 2019: Watching wildfire with radar, the return of race science, laundry and microplastic, submarines for your bloodstream and oxygen for airplanes.
Nov. 9, 2019: Lionfish are super digesters, Voyager 2 goes interstellar, carbon capture, AI reads scientific literature, fear, trauma and inheritance and animal heart attacks
Nov. 2, 2019: Roadway pollution, fungus promotes pancreatic cancer, the bang in the Big Bang, infant eels magnetic migration and the pathway to Mars.
Oct. 26, 2019: World’s loudest bird, a six-fingered lemur, a microbrewery in your gut, earthworms and the climate underground, a patient researcher and a question of indigestion
Oct. 19, 2019: Understanding the Anthropocene extinction, regenerating cartilage, autism and touch, a prosthetic that feels and where’s my Lyme vaccine?