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Radiolab

The Soul Patch

Today at 1:00pm
Repeats at Midnight

Stories of unlikely answers to seemingly unsolvable problems. Oliver Sacks and Chuck Close, who are both face-blind, share workarounds that help them figure out who they’re talking to.

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Freakonomics

The Wage Gap

Today at 2:00pm

Everyone’s heard the stat: women make 77 cents for every dollar men make. But does that mean they're receiving lower pay for equal work? Maybe in certain places, but by and large it's not that. It's something else.

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Living on Earth

Sex in the Sea

Today at 4:00pm

The extensive ecosystem under the waves depends on the intricate, complex and mysterious mating rituals of its inhabitants.

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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum

    Forum

    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives

    Perspectives

    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.