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Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

Snapping science, male pregnant seahorse placentas, astronauts in Labrador, slacklining, skateboarding robot, aerosol COVID and Maori soot in Antarctica


Researchers studying finger snapping find it’s 20 times faster than the blink of an eye; Pregnant male seahorses grow a placenta to nurture their young; Why an ancient crater in Labrador is the perfect place for astronauts to train for a moon mission; An agile robot that can skateboard, slackline and even fly; This physicist knew years ago that infections like COVID-19 could be airborne; 700 years ago Maori land-clearing left a sooty signature in Antarctica, researchers find.