The Guardian – Doctors in Newcastle have been granted permission to create Britain’s first “three-person babies” for two women who are at risk of passing on devastating and incurable genetic diseases to their children.
The Washington Post – Many of the sharp cuts would probably be restored by Congress, but President Trump’s budget, due out in February, will mark a starting point for negotiations and offer a statement of intent and policy priorities.
NPR – Interviews with numerous warehouse workers revealed their confidence about the future. But many forecasters aren't as sanguine. They point to giants like Amazon and Walmart speeding up warehouse work with machines.
The Washington Post – The achievement suggests it is now possible to create research populations of identical, customized monkeys, which researchers say would decrease the number of primates used in laboratory experiments.