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Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio | Best Science Podcasts (2017)

Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2017. 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.

North Korea's Nukes, Bacteria fights chemotherapy, How Neanderthals made glue, Does weather change climate beliefs, Our future with AI, and tracking the eclipse
2017-09-14 21:00:00
North Korea's Nukes, Bacteria fights chemotherapy, How Neanderthals made glue, Does weather change climate beliefs, Our future with AI, and Quirks Question: tracking the eclipse
54 minutes, 46 seconds


Cyborgs and your working future, Cassini's crashing success, Voyager's 40th anniversary and doggy laryngitis
2017-09-07 21:00:00
Will you have to become a cyborg for your job?; Cassini's Grand Finale - 'like a Jules Verne adventure come true.' ; Voyager at 40: Space exploration that just keeps on going; Why don't dogs that bark so much get laryngitis?
54 minutes, 49 seconds


Houston paved its wetlands - is catastrophic flooding a result?; Whales are learning to dodge deafening military sonar; To save endangered caribou, shoot a moose; and more
2017-08-31 21:00:00
Houston paved its wetlands - is flooding a result?; Is Canada prepared for a Hurricane disaster?; A Houston weather forecaster on the future of his city; Whales learn to dodge sonar; To save caribou, shoot a moose; Why does my tummy hurt when I'm nervous?
54 minutes, 38 seconds


Did you hear that voice? It could be your brain looking for patterns; Pro fighters help scientists understand evolution of concussions; and more
2017-08-24 21:00:00
Hearing voices when there are none; Pro fighters, brain injury and the risks; Mystery of civil-war sub solved by forensics; A sea snakes skin swallows up pollution; Lost City of The Monkey God; Question, How melatonin is regulated in blind people.
54 minutes


Bob McDonald is on the road to the total eclipse, What scientists will be watching during this total eclipse, Baseball researcher finds "the zone" in brain wave experiment, and more
2017-08-17 21:00:00
Bob McDonald on the road to the eclipse, What scientists will see, Eclipse draws ham radio buffs, Baseball researcher finds "the zone" in brain waves, Bad news for bees from neonicotinoids, Skeletons say arthritis isn't about aging, Quirks Question.
54 minutes


Good mothers=bad guide dogs, glaciers warming the world, Greek Mass grave, armoured dinosaur, super-supernova
2017-08-10 21:00:00
Tough love means good guide dogs; Massive ice sheets weirdly warmed us up; Mass grave could be executed rebels; Armoured dinosaur still had to hide from predators; A super-supernova could happen in our neighborhood; Why does scar tissue persist?
54 minutes


Hearing plants, awkward bees, arctic gems, spying of fish, and chicken bones
2017-08-03 21:00:00
Scientist discovers plants can hear; Socially awkward honeybees may give clues about autism; Listening in on fish conversations; Searching for jewels in the Arctic; Chicken bone reveals a rich backstory; Why can't you remember when you get knocked out?
54 minutes


How to kill everything; Stressed-out fish; Geoengineering; and more
2017-07-27 21:00:00
Fighting mosquito-borne diseases with more mosquitoes; Who should be in charge of geoengineering?; Stressed fish less likely to get caught; How to wipe out all life on Earth; Your t-shirt could charge your phone; A blood test for concussions
54 minutes


Dogs are happy mutants; Chocolate microbiome; How cancer spreads; and more
2017-07-20 21:00:00
Your dog's mutant superpower is... love; Chocolate plants get fungus armour from their parents; Scientists unlock the key to why cancer spreads; Plants avoid sunburn by shivering away extra heat; Looking for aliens in all the right places;
54 minutes


Brain training apps; Drumming birds; Future forest fires; and more
2017-07-13 21:00:00
Brain training apps won't make you smarter; Cockatoos tap out a beat; Artificial tongue has a taste for good whiskey; Toxic ice may be cleaned up by bacteria; Future forest fires harder to control; Scouring Canada Zika; Potato shaped planets.
54 minutes




Best Science Podcasts 2017

We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2017. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
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