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MPR News Update, PM Edition for August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Good afternoon! An international team of scientists reported today that they have, for the first time, figured out a way to successfully edit the DNA in human embryos -- without introducing the harmful mutations that were a problem in previous attempts elsewhere. The research has raised several ethical questions. Including one taken on by MPR News blogger Bob Collins: If we can eliminate disease, why shouldn't we? | NewsCut | Forecast

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