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Quirks and Quarks from CBC Radio

Sounds of a coral reef, the message in young blood, ants communicate with vomit, the wildlife of Fukushima, NASA’s new space telescope and forests and carbon sequestration.


Whoops, croaks, groans and growls are the sounds of a healthy coral reef; Young blood can rejuvenate old mice — and scientists are starting to understand why; Ants share vomit to feed each other and communicate within the colony; Study finds wildlife in Fukushima’s exclusion zone show no signs of radiation damage; NASA's 10 billion dollar space telescope is finally going to launch — with CanCon; Do new forests or old ones capture more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?