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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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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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Friday, March 11, 2016

How an outsider became the vanguard of a movement that made everything about debate debatable.
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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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I Don't Have To Answer That

Friday, January 29, 2016

Roosevelt, Kennedy, Eisenhower … they all got a pass. But today we peer back at the moment when poking into the private lives of political figures became standard practice.
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Year-End Special #4

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Radiolab wraps 2015 with a series of special episodes.
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Year-End Special #3

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Radiolab wraps 2015 with a series of special episodes.
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The Cathedral

Monday, December 28, 2015

On this podcast, we present a story from an amazing, staff favorite podcast, Reply All.
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Year-End Special #2

Monday, December 28, 2015

Radiolab wraps 2015 with a series of special episodes. 
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Year-End Special #1

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

As a way of saying thanks, Jad and Robert share their most listened-to episodes of all time. Then, our producers pull back the curtain and share their own favorites.
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The Fix

Friday, December 18, 2015

Addiction … and the pills that just might set free those who suffer from it. 
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The Cold War

Monday, November 30, 2015

Today we discover the rules of war, negotiation, and conflict resolution in a most unlikely place - deep in the heart and soul of that tasty frozen treat we all scream for.
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Sunday, November 22, 2015

In this episode, conception takes on a new form—it’s the sperm and the egg, plus two wombs, four countries, and money. Lots of money. 
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