MPR News Update

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


Program Archive

Subscribe to MPR News Update: Itunes link to podcast RSS feed to MPR News Update RSS

You can also copy and paste this URL into your podcast software:

About MPR News Update

Simply, it is Minnesota news on your schedule. The MPR News Update brings you up to speed with the state's top news, the best of our blogs and smart talk radio in the format that fits you best.

MPR News Update Archive: Oct 2012 - March 2013
August 2017
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

MPR News

Listen Now

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland