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January 01, 1990 - March 11, 2013 + Radiolab

Race

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When the human genome was first fully mapped in 2000, Bill Clinton, Craig Venter, and Francis Collins took the stage and pronounced that "the concept...

Sperm

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Sperm carry half the genes needed for human life. In this hour of Radiolab, some basic questions and profound thoughts about reproduction.

Choice

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Logic and emotion aren't the only forces that guide or decisions. What other factors steer our choices?

Pop Music

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This week, pop music's pull...

(So-Called) Life

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Radiolab asks what is natural in a world where biology and engineering intersect...

War of the Worlds

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In our very first live hour, we take a deep dive into one of the most controversial moments in broadcasting history: Orson Welles' 1938 radio...

Deception

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Lies, liars, and lie catchers. This hour of Radiolab asks if it's possible for anyone to lead a life without deception.

Laughter

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We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.

Mortality

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In this hour of Radiolab, is death a disease that can be cured?

Memory and Forgetting

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A look behind the curtain of how memories are made...and forgotten...

Zoos

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In a cruel trick of evolution, humans can stand just three feet from a ferocious animal and still be perfectly safe. This hour, Radiolab goes...

Sleep

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Birds do it, bees do it...yet science still can't answer the basic question: why do we sleep?

Placebo

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Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination.

Space

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In the 60's, space exploration was an American obsession, but the growing reality of space has turned the romance to cynicism. We chart the path...

Where Am I?

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Stories of people whose brains and bodies have lost each other...