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Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow. 12pm Wednesday

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LATEST SHOW | Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Radiolab: Things

From a piece of the Wright brother's plane to a child’s sugar egg, today: Things! Important things, little things, personal things, things you can hold and things that can take hold of you. 12 p.m. Wednesday on the News Station.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Radiolab: Laughter

We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.12 p.m. Wednesday on the News Station.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Radiolab: Detective Stories

On the radio this week: mystery, intrigue, and a goat standing on top of a cow.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Radiolab: Who Am I?

The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers and priests. But in this hour of Radiolab, neurologists lead the charge on profound questions like "How does the brain make me?" Listen at 9 a.m. or 9 p.m. PT.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Radiolab: Words

It's almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But in this hour of Radiolab, we try to do just that. Listen at 9 a.m. or 9 p.m. PT.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Radiolab: Black Box

This hour, we examine three very different kinds of black boxes—those peculiar spaces where it’s clear what’s going in, we know what’s coming out, but what happens in-between is a mystery.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Radiolab: Deception

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

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Radiolab: Oops

Oops. In this hour of Radiolab, stories of unintended consequences.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Radiolab: Blame

We've all felt it, that irresistible urge to point the finger. But new technologies are complicating age-old moral conundrums about accountability.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Radiolab: Placebo

With new research demonstrating the startling power of the placebo effect, this hour of Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination.