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    • Update: CRISPR

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 49 mins
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    It's been almost two years since we learned about CRISPR, a ninja-assassin-meets-DNA-editing-tool that has been billed as one of the most powerful...

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    • Seneca, Nebraska

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Simon Adler
    • Length: 29 mins
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    In 2014 the town of Seneca, Nebraska was so deeply divided that they weighed their own self-destruction. Seneca, Nebraska

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    • Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - The Political Thicket

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Narrated by: Louis Michael Seidman, Guy-Uriel Charles, Tara Grove, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
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    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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    • Playing God

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    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? Playing God

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    • Radiolab Presents: Ponzi Supernova

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 38 mins
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    Madoff speaks. Investigating the world's largest con with the team behind Audible's PonziSupernova. Radiolab Presents: Ponzi Supernova.

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    • The Girl Who Doesn't Exist

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Alecia Faith Pennington
    • Length: 33 mins
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    In today’s episode, we meet a young woman from Texas, born and raised, who can’t prove that she exists. The Girl Who Doesn't Exist

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    • Radiolab Presents: On the Media: Busted, America's Poverty Myths

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Brooke Gladstone
    • Length: 33 mins
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    On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone tells Jad and Robert about a project they launched to look at the tales we tell when we talk about poverty.

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    • The Buried Bodies Case

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 47 mins
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    In 1973, a massive manhunt in New York's Adirondack Mountains ended when police captured a man named Robert Garrow. And that’s when this story really gets started.

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    • Bringing Gamma Back

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 24 mins
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    A new discovery: prodding the brain with light, a group of scientists were able to turn back on a part of the brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease...

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    • Update: Eye In the Sky

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Ross McNutt, and others
    • Length: 36 mins
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    An update on Ross McNutt and his superpower — he can zoom in on everyday life, then rewind and fast-forward to solve crimes in a shutter-flash....

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    • From Tree to Shining Tree

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 32 mins
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    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. From Tree to Shining Tree

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    • The Primitive Streak

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Molly Webster
    • Length: 29 mins
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    In a recent breakthrough, researchers grew human embryos longer than ever before, witnessing a mysterious part of human development...

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    • Shots Fired: Part 1

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Ben Montgomery
    • Length: 55 mins
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    [Contains explicit content] We join Ben Montgomery, a reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, as he looks at every person killed or injured by Florida police over six years.

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    • Bigger Than Bacon

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 36 mins
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    Today's story is a mystery, shockingly hot, and vanishingly tiny.

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    • Shots Fired: Part 2

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 26 mins
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    • Stranger in Paradise

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Today we travel from the storage rooms of the Smithsonian to the sandy beaches of Guadeloupe.

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    • Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - Object Anyway

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 49 mins
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    On this episode of More Perfect, the Supreme Court ruling that was supposed to prevent race-based jury selection...

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    • Lose Lose

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich, Latif Nasser
    • Length: 24 mins
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    No matter what sport you play, the object of the game is to win. And that’s hard enough to do. But we found a match where four top athletes...

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    • Alpha Gal

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Tuck your napkin under your chin. We’re about to serve up a tale of love, loss, and lamb chops.

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    • Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - The Imperfect Plaintiffs

    • By: Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Last week, the court decided one of this term’s blockbuster cases — a case that could affect the future of affirmative action in this country.

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