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Hog Wild/Amateur Astronomers (Episode #312H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Wild pigs are overrunning the Bay Area's parks and open spaces and QUEST meets the amateur stargazers in the Bay Area who are making important observations about the cosmos.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 1, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Chasing Beetles, Finding Darwin (Episode #301H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

It's been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific exploration as ever. QUEST follows researchers who are still unlocking the mysteries of evolution, like entomologist David Kavanaugh, who predicted that a new beetle species would be found on the Trinity Alps. Find out if his prediction came true.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Homegrown Particle Accelerators / Fido Fights Cancer (Episode #411H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how Bay Area atom smashers have unlocked the building blocks of the universe, and find out how dogs might help doctors detect cancer - in people

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Asthma: What Brought on the Epidemic? / Ants: The Invisible Majority (Episode #409H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Visit Bay Area researchers who are working to understand why asthma rates have increased, and learn how ants have managed to thrive in almost every habitat on Earth.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Agricultural Pests, Sylvia Earle (Episode #608H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

As winters have become warmer, California is becoming more hospitable to destructive insect pests. QUEST investigates how climate change is impacting the state's massive farming industry. Plus, meet two ocean scientists: Stephen Palumbi, who reflects on his career studying tropical corals; and renowned deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
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