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Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - Object Anyway

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

On this episode of More Perfect, the Supreme Court ruling that was supposed to prevent race-based jury selection, but may have only made the problem worse.  
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One Vote

Monday, November 07, 2016

In our first-ever election special, we set off to find a single vote that made a difference.
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Alpha Gal

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tuck your napkin under your chin.  We’re about to serve up a tale of love, loss, and lamb chops. 
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Seneca, Nebraska

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

In 2014 the town of Seneca, Nebraska was so deeply divided that they weighed their own self-destruction.  
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The Primitive Streak

Friday, September 23, 2016

In a recent breakthrough, researchers grew human embryos longer than ever before, witnessing a mysterious part of human development, and crashing into a decades-old ethical dilemma. 
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Update: Eye In the Sky

Monday, September 12, 2016

Ross McNutt has a superpower — he can zoom in on everyday life, then rewind and fast-forward to solve crimes in a shutter-flash. But should he?
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The Girl Who Doesn't Exist

Monday, August 29, 2016

In today’s episode, we meet a young woman from Texas, born and raised, who can’t prove that she exists.
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Playing God

Sunday, August 21, 2016

When people are dying and you can only save some, how do you choose? What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?
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From Tree to Shining Tree

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Forests feel like a place of great stillness but dig deeper and there’s a hidden world beneath your feet as busy and complicated as a city. 
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David and the Wire

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

David Weinberg was stuck. Until he started recording every waking minute of his life. 
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Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - The Imperfect Plaintiffs

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

On this episode of More Perfect, we'll talk about the figurative side door to the Supreme Court that has allowed individuals to influence policy for the many. 
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Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - The Political Thicket

Friday, June 10, 2016

On this episode, the case that pushed one Supreme Court justice to a nervous breakdown, brought a boiling feud to a head, and changed the course of the Supreme Court forever.
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The Buried Bodies Case

Friday, June 03, 2016

How far should lawyers go to provide the best defense to the worst people?
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Bigger Than Bacon

Monday, May 09, 2016

Today's story is a mystery, shockingly hot, and vanishingly tiny.
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On the Edge

Thursday, April 21, 2016

This week, we lace up our skates and tell a story about loving a sport that doesn’t love you back, and being judged in front of the world according to rules you don’t understand. 
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Cellmates

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

There’s a black hole in the middle of the history of life: how did we go from tiny bags of chemicals to the vast menagerie of creatures we see around us? 
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Update: 23 Weeks 6 Days

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

An update on Juniper French, a tiny baby, born at 23 Weeks and 6 days -- roughly halfway to full term. And a whole universe of medical and moral questions.
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Debatable

Friday, March 11, 2016

How an outsider became the vanguard of a movement that made everything about debate debatable.
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K-poparazzi

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

In the U.S., paparazzi are pretty much synonymous with invasion of privacy. But today we travel to a place where the prying press create something more like a prison break. 
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Hard Knock Life

Friday, February 12, 2016

This Valentine's Day, a mysterious tap tap tapping leads us into a world of sex, death, and head-banging.
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