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Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio | Best Science Podcasts (2018)

Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2018. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.


Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks covers the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom... and everything in between.

Corruption, bribery and cover-ups - is the sugar story too sweet?; Ants treat battleground wounded during termite wars; Scientist use nanorobots to attack and kill cancer in mice; and more
2018-02-16 10:58:00
Corruption, bribery and cover-ups - is the sugar story too sweet?; Ants treat battleground wounded during termite wars; Scientist use nanorobots to attack and kill cancer in mice; The Earth burped lava after being smashed by a dinosaur-killing asteroid; NASA is designing a sub to explore Titan's methane oceans; Do offshore wind turbines generate noise that is harmful to marine life?
54 minutes, 42 seconds


SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch 'a true turning point in our journey into space'; Turning off anxiety could be as easy as flicking on a light in your brain; Lego and video games STEM the gender divide; and more
2018-02-09 11:30:30
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch 'a true turning point in our journey into space'; Turning off anxiety could be as easy as flicking on a light in your brain; Take the quiz that shows the universal qualities of music; The secret to female attraction could be a tiny molecule; Lego and video games STEM the gender divide; Do bears actually hibernate in caves?
54 minutes, 28 seconds


Would you take this new blood test that can screen for Alzheimer's?; Friends share more than interests, their brains are similar too; Canadian beetles are shrinking because of climate change; and more
2018-02-02 15:46:00
Would you take this new blood test that can screen for Alzheimer's?; Friends share more than interests, their brains are similar too; Are junk clearing lasers the first step towards weaponizing space?; Canadian beetles are shrinking because of climate change; 'There is a lot of tension': why efforts to monitor Ontario wolves face opposition; Why do some non-evergreens keep their leaves in winter?
54 minutes, 42 seconds


Would you take this new blood test that can screen for Alzheimer's?; Are junk clearing lasers the first step towards weaponizing space?; Canadian beetles are shrinking because of climate change, and more
2018-02-02 12:14:00
This new blood test will revolutionize how we screen for Alzheimer's; Friends share more than interests, their brains are similar too; Space lasers vs space junk; Beetles are shrinking because of climate change; 'There is a lot of tension': why efforts to monitor Ontario wolves face opposition; Why do some non-evergreens keep their leaves in winter?
54 minutes, 42 seconds


Breathing spreads the flu; What happens if we stop geoengineering? Your eyes are pointing your eardrums; Flipping Earth's magnetic field; Animal athletes; and Freezing duck feet
2018-01-26 12:45:30
Breathing spreads the flu; What happens if we stop geoengineering? Your eyes are pointing your eardrums; Flipping Earth's magnetic field will lead to disaster; Animal athletes race for life and death; and Freezing duck feet
54 minutes, 1


Do lobsters feel pain?; Fighting cocaine addiction; Monkey fight club for peace; Moon Express, Extinct animals fought with their tails; Our brain vs. a computer
2018-01-19 13:00:30
Do lobsters feel pain when we boil them alive?; Hacking the immune system to fight cocaine addiction; Monkey fight club helps animals to learn to live together peacefully; Canadian entrepreneur wants to send the first private lander to to the moon; Why extinct creatures fought with their tails, while today animals use their heads; How much RAM and hard drive space does a human brain have?
54 minutes, 42 seconds


How much RAM and hard drive space does a human brain have?
2018-01-19 12:59:30
What's your science question? Ask us! #QuirksQuestions
3 minutes, 58 seconds


Why extinct creatures fought with their tails, while today animals use their heads
2018-01-19 12:58:30
Paleontologists discover why tail weapons are so rare
7 minutes, 17 seconds


Canadian entrepreneur wants to send the first private lander to to the moon
2018-01-19 12:58:00
Moon Express might be the first private company to land on the moon - on their way to exploiting the valuable resources on the lunar surface.
13 minutes, 16 seconds


Monkey fight club helps animals to learn to live together peacefully
2018-01-19 12:57:30
Monkey fights have a thing or two to teach robotic drones, collective computing researchers say.
6 minutes, 5




Best Science Podcasts 2018

We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2018. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
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