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January 01, 1990 - November 23, 2012 + Radiolab

Morality

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Peer inside the brains of people contemplating moral dilemmas, watch chimps at a primate research center share blackberries, observe a playgroup of 3 year-olds fighting...

Detective Stories

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Surprising stories of playing detective, and find that what really happened in the past is not always what you'd expect...

Beyond Time

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Einstein's Theory of Relativity may have implications on the concept of choice. Namely, that there is none. Do we choose what movie to see tonight?...

Time

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Radiolab takes a spin through the history of time, making stops at the first railroad and the first high-speed photography, which froze a horse in...

Emergence

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What happens when there is no leader? Starlings, bees, and ants manage just fine. In fact, they form staggeringly complicated societies, all without a Toscanini...

Stress

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The body has a system for getting out of trouble. Back when trouble meant being chased by a tiger, that system gave us a real...

Who Am I?

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The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers and priests. Today, it's neurologists who, armed with giant magnets, are asking the big questions,...

The Ring and I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

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It might seem hyperbole to claim, as many Wagnerites do, that The Ring Cycle is "The Greatest Work of Art Ever." But the grandeur and...

Who Are You

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Can you ever really know the people around you? Even those most dear to you -- your mother, your child, your loved one -- can...

Famous Tumors

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Tumors sound like a grim topic, but what we find when we look closely at these anatomical aberrations, are fascinating tales of evolution, immortality, and...

Limits

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How much can you jam into a human brain? How far can you push yourself past feelings of exhaustion? We examine human limits. We talk...

Animal Minds

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When we gaze into the eyes of a wild animal, or even a beloved pet, can we ever really know what they might be thinking?...