Ironclad beetle’s uncrushable shell, extinction made us upright and warm blooded, ‘Forever chemicals’ contaminate all of Canada, and a vet takes on great apes
Coronavirus and pain, sampling an asteroid, intersex moles, wildfires and CO2, Angry Weather and oxygen from trees.
A Nobel for CRISPR, awakening with a sleeping pill, sea turtle egg decoys thwart thieves, and the toxic threat of forever chemicals
Fat bears and living with grizzlies, singing dogs back from the dead, wasp ovipositor inspires medical device and the price of too much information.
Sep 26: Tailings pond detoxification, baboon friendship and longevity, ancient DNA in dirt, tickling rats for science and 5 ways the universe might die
Sep 12: Summer Science Special — Fishing with the boys, COVID garbage, recognizing Black birders and Cougar kills
Jul 3: Quirks & Quarks podcast on hiatus until September
June 27: The Quirks & Quarks Question show
Jun 20: A cosmic iceberg visit, female genetic superiority, a megadrought in the southwest and science fights Lyme disease invading Quebec
Jun 13: What if we hadn’t locked down? The return of race science, a dinosaur’s last meal and maybe we can go to Mars, but should we?
Detecting COVID in sewage, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, pet dogs fail at rescue, AI sources fossil poop, and the insect apocalypse
May 30: Swearing makes pain more tolerable, Mt. St. Helens 40 years later, turning plants into carnivores and COVID reopening speedbumps
May 23: Can COVID cut climate emissions permanently? Robot stand-up comedy and more, evolving animals from worm guts to fish fingers and adapting to climate change on the prairies
May 16: COVID unknowns, a giant sloth graveyard, drying northern peatlands, and this is your brain on fear
May 9: COVID stress and pregnancy, a black hole in our backyard, solving koalas’ drinking problem and how to live on Mars
May 2: COVID and social isolation, COVID and dreams, the most dangerous place on Earth, Satellite streak watcher and Coping with sea level rise in Nova Scotia
Apr 25: Deepwater Horizon 10 years later, COVID-19 and understanding immunity. Invaders eat Europe’s ragweed, and making AI compatible with humans.
Apr 18: Age, sex and COVID-19 vulnerability, learning from pterosaur flight and, Earth Day’s odd birthday, and a super-dupernova
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