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April 21, 2014
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Radio Lab


Radio Lab Airs: Monday 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and Sunday 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hosts: Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich
Produced by: WNYC and National Public Radio
Official Website: www.radiolab.org
E-mail: radiolab@wnyc.org

Each hour we take a big idea, so big that it lives everywhere, hiding in a thousand places under different names, and we chase that idea, going wherever whim takes us. Along the way, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich interview, argue, imagine, and discover the hidden connections which make this idea so surprisingly powerful. And the sounds you hear are as new and startling as the ideas we explore. It's Technicolor radio.

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. Bring your curiosity, and we'll feed it with possibility.

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Jad Abumrad Jad Abumrad - Host, Radiolab

The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad did most of his growing up in Tennessee, before studying creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College in Ohio. Following graduation, Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and produced documentaries for a variety of local and national public radio programs, including On the Media, PRI's Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and WNYC's "24 Hours at the Edge of Ground Zero".

Robert Krulwich Robert Krulwich - Host, Radiolab NPR Science Correspondent, Robert Krulwich, joins Jad Abumrad in studio as co-host of Radiolab. Robert Krulwich has been called "the most inventive network reporter in television" by TV Guide. His specialty is explaining complex subjects - science, technology, economics - in a style that is clear, compelling and entertaining. He has explored the structure of DNA with a banana, explained arbitrage by wearing Groucho glasses and illustrated the Texaco-Pennzoil battle with Barbie and Ken dolls. A Special Correspondent for ABC News, Krulwich appears regularly on Nightline and other news programs, including ABC News Tonight and Good Morning America.

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