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Combining The DNA Of Three People Raises Ethical Questions

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 23:03

Scientists in England are ready to do something that's never been done before — combine the DNA of two women and one man to create embryos that don't carry hereditary mitochondrial disorders.

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Whether Green With Envy Or Tickled Pink: We Live In A Color-Coded World

NPR News - Sun, 2014-11-09 23:02

Red means stop; green means go. You live in a red state or a blue state. Elizabeth Blair kicks off NPR's color series with a look at the way color organizes our lives — in ways we don't even realize.

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VIDEO: Cannibal murder 'was preventable'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:58
The mother of a man who murdered a woman in an act of cannibalism claims the attack "could have been prevented".

Amnesty urges 'give up the gun'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:57
People in Wales are being urged to "give up the gun" by surrendering unlicensed firearms during a two-week amnesty.

Kenny wins sprint silver in Mexico

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:50
GB's Jason Kenny wins silver after losing to Matthew Glaetzer in the men's sprint final at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup.

Man, 82, found stabbed to death

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:47
An 82-year-old man is found stabbed to death in Stroud and police launch a murder investigation.

VIDEO: Business urges help for low paid

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:45
Tax cuts for the low paid and more free childcare are among the measures to raise living standards recommended by business leaders.

Wolff hopes points rule not decisive

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:29
There will be "a big shadow" over the world title if it is decided by double points, says Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

Care home quality of life concerns

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:21
Many older people living in care homes have an "unacceptable quality of life" and quickly become institutionalised, says a watchdog.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:20
Raheem Sterling's £60m buy-out clause, Chelsea want Germany midfielder, new deal for West Brom striker, plus more.

Matt Berry toast of comedy awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:18
Comic actor Matt Berry is in the running for a clutch of British Comedy Awards for his sitcom Toast, as well as for two other roles.

VIDEO: Meet London's property millionaires

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:09
BBC Inside Out meets the Londoners living their dreams after making millions from the sale of their properties during the property boom in 2014.

VIDEO: Staff 'betrayed' by paedophile doctor

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 22:08
BBC Inside Out speaks to Dr Keith McNeil, chief executive of Addenbrooke’s, about Dr Myles Bradbury's abuse of patients and its impact on the hospital.

Man shot in both legs in attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 21:35
A man is taken to hospital after being shot in both legs in a paramilitary-style attack on the outskirts of west Belfast.

BME coaching numbers 'appalling'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-09 21:30
Sports Minister Helen Grant is "worried" as a study shows only 19 black and ethnic minority coaches have top roles in England.