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Cyborgs and your working future, Cassini's crashing success, Voyager's 40th anniversary and doggy laryngitis

From Quirks and Quarks Complete Show from CBC Radio - 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?


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.

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


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?


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?


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?


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?


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


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?


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


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


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.


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.


Gene editing could be the future, but doctors think humans might be immune to it
2018-01-11 21:00:00
Why the CRISPR-Cas 9 might not work in humans.


Whose DNA is present in a donor heart?
2018-01-11 21:00:00
What happens to the DNA of an organ donor inside the body of the recipient?


Psychiatrist's new warning that Trump's mental state 'is a national and international security risk
2018-01-11 21:00:00
Trump's mental state


Ibuprofen triggers infertility-linked testosterone problems in young men
2018-01-11 21:00:00
Why taking ibuprofen pain relievers every day may impair fertility in men


Tiny robots inserted in pigs are making tissue grow inside the body
2018-01-11 21:00:00
How robotic implants help grow tissue inside living pigs


Science explains when to visit the hospital, answer emails, and deliver bad news; Psychiatrist's new warning that Trump's mental state 'is a national and international security risk; Tiny robots inserted in pigs are making tissue grow inside the body.
2018-01-11 21:00:00
Why you shouldn't make major decisions in the afternoon; Trump's mental state; Robotic implants help grow tissue inside living pigs; CRISPR genome editing; Ibuprofen pain killers mess with men's testosterone; Whose DNA is present in a donor heart?


How an oddly large beetle penis is inspiring new medical technology; Doctors say blueberries can help chemotherapy kill cervical cancer; Vessels as small as kayaks can impact endangered killer whale behavior; and more
2018-01-04 21:00:00
Sugar additive worsens superbug epidemics; Keep a distance from whales says US regulations; Beetle penis inspires medical catheter design; Blueberries improve cancer treatment; Sense of touch is tested; Hidden cost of pollution; Snow and electricity.


2017's most incredible science stories we almost missed
2017-12-28 21:00:00
The 6 most incredible science stories we didn't get to cover


Great Science Reads For The Holidays
2017-12-21 21:00:00
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Dr. Robert Sapolsky; Frankenstein: How A monster Became An Icon by Dr. Sidney Perkowitz; Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society by Dr. Cordelia Fine.


Trump vows that the US will go back to the moon, but how?; The Grinch's growing heart and Rudolph's red nose explained by science; Scientists one up Spiderman by feeding spiders an atomic super liquid; and more
2017-12-14 21:00:00
Trump promises the moon; Christmas science; Zombie parasite; Spiders spin webs as strong as bullet proof Kevlar; Psychological legacy of mining coal; Making eye contact with your baby can synchronize your brainwaves; Space rainbows.


US military invests in genetic extinction technology; Yeti Explained; The incredible scientific potential of story telling; and more
2017-12-07 21:00:00
Weaponized gene drive; DNA analysis of 'Yeti' samples points to Asian bears; Stories that serve a purpose in our evolution and brains; New dinosaur had duck legs, a swan neck and penguin flippers; Could we use rising sea water to flood desert regions?


Move over Gluten, there's a new food villain in town; What ailed Goya, Lincoln and Florence Nightingale?; Where does the brain end, and the mind begin?; and more
2017-11-30 21:00:00
You and everyone you know will probably go Fructan-free; How modern medical techniques help diagnose the dead; Fried foods are creating fat clouds in London; Where does the brain end, and the mind begin?; Why are mosquitoes more attracted to some people?


Quirks & Quarks 2017 Question Road Show
2017-11-23 21:00:00
Scientists answer 10 questions including chemistry in a gin and tonic, colour and emotion, time travel and technology, the emerald ash borer, hairless homo sapiens, formation of the sun, chronic pain, the last ice age, blind dreams, EV carbon emissions.


Conspiracy theories, Rat brain organoids, Road to Tuktoyaktuk, Passenger pigeons, Berlin patient, Sweet Tooth
2017-11-16 21:00:00
Conspiracy theories, Rat brain organoids, Road to Tuktoyaktuk, Passenger pigeons, Berlin patient, Sweet tooth


Mail order CRISPR, Circadian injuries, Daydream Believers, One thing about science, Quark bomb
2017-11-09 21:00:00
Mail order CRISPR, Circadian injuries, Daydream Believers, One thing about science, Quark bomb


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