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June 30, 2018 - A comet from the stars, microbiome and arthritis, polar bear treadmill and more | CBC Radio Loaded
Quirks & Quarks
June 30, 2018 - A comet from the stars, microbiome and arthritis, polar bear treadmill and more
Also decompressing fish, finding past civilizations and how much sleep do animals need?
Posted: Jun 29, 2018 1:48 PM ET | Last Updated: June 29, 2018
A newly discovered species of reef fish from the genus Tosonoides that rode the decompression chamber to the surface. Its vivid colours would be invisible in the twilight zone. (Luiz Rocha © California Academy of Sciences)
Quirks and Quarks
A comet from the stars, microbiome and arthritis, polar bear treadmill, engineering a decompression chamber for deep sea fish, and more
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