Nightmarish stories of musical hallucinations, songs with the power to transcend language, & the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.
The uneasy marriage of biology and engineering raises big questions about the nature of life.
We all laugh. This hour of Radiolab asks why.
We explore the line between music and language, and turn to physics and biochemistry to ask how sound becomes feeling.
What happens when there is no leader? We look at the bottom-up logic of cities, Google, and even our brains.
Fighting the inevitable march of time -- or at least the common sense view of it.
The modern search for the fountain of youth, and personal stories of witnessing death.
Blood-thirsty Romans, frozen carcasses, wild jaguars, and a question: how do you build a better cage?