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Jad Abumrad Of 'RadioLab:' How Innovation Drives Storytelling

Radio Lab host Jad Abumrad
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RadioLab bills itself as a show about curiosity.

The program explores ideas in science, philosophy and sociology through unique storytelling, and sound-based experiences.

Audio experiments are a big part of the show, such as adding more sections to a choir to demonstrate what a rainbow might look like to animals with more color receptors.

Radio Lab is on more than 450 NPR stations.

Host Frank Stasio talks with the show's co-host Jad Abumrad, who will give a talk about innovation at the Carolina Theater in Durham this Sunday at 8 p.m.

Will Michaels is WUNC's General Assignment Reporter and fill-in host for "Morning Edition"
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
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