This hour, we dive into the messy mystery in the middle of us. What's going on down there? We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core, listen to the surprising back-and-forth between our guts and our brains, and talk to a man who kind of lost his mind when he lost his gut.
Host Bios and Press
* Jad Abumrad is the host and producer of Radiolab, and a 2011 MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellow. Before Radiolab, Jad was an independent reporter, producer and documentary-maker for a variety of local and national programs, and was a member of the team that launched The Next Big Thing. Jad has written music for films and studied music composition and creative writing at Oberlin College.
Robert Krulwich specializes in making complicated news about anything -- science, economics, politics -- easy to grasp through visual and dramatic analogies. He is currently a Science Correspondent for NPR, and is the author of the "NPR Sciencey Blog" Krulwich Wonders.