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Radiolab, syndicated automatically via RSS. Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.
Shorts: Secrets of Success

Robert and Malcolm Gladwell duke it out over questions of luck, talent, passion, and success.

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Shorts: The Luckiest Lobster

An unlikely escape story begins in a supermarket, and ends in a boat off the coast of Maine.

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Oops

Stories of unintended consequences -- from a psychologist who may have helped create a terrorist, to a toxic lake that spawned new life.

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Shorts: Strangers in the Mirror

Oliver Sacks, the famous neuroscientist and author, can't recognize faces. Neither can Chuck Close--the great artist known for his enormous paintings of ... that's right, faces.

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Deception

Lies, liars, and lie catchers. And the strange power of lying to yourself.

 

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Famous Tumors

Say hello to the growth that killed Ulysses S. Grant, & get to know the woman whose cancer cells changed modern medicine.

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Shorts: Vanishing Words

When scientists treat words like data, clues to the real-life mysteries of human aging are found in the writings of Agatha Christie and 678 nuns.

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Shorts: The Loudest Miniature Fuzz

Music duo Buke and Gass talk to Jad about coaxing delightfully twangy sounds from their homemade instruments.

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Limits

A journey to the edge of human limits -- from a bike race that makes the Tour de France look like child’s play, to a mind-stretching memory competition.

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Shorts: The Bus Stop

Lulu Miller talks to a nursing home in Düsseldorf, Germany that came up with a novel approach to caring for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients.

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Shorts: Do I Know You?

A rare and haunting disorder called Capgras turns loved ones into imposters--and reveals that recognizing people, even the people we know the best, is more about how they make us feel than what we see in front of our eyes.

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Lucy

Chimps. Bonobos. Humans. We're all great apes, but that doesn’t mean we’re one happy family.

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Shorts: The Shy Baboon

Biopsychologist Barbara Smuts takes us to a remote area of Kenya, where she tried to gain the trust of a troop of baboons in the 1970s.

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