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Scientists Urge Temporary Moratorium On Human Genome Edits

Researchers who helped develop powerful techniques warn that tweaking the genome is now easy. More public debate's needed, they say, before making changes in genes passed from parent to child.

Seinabo Sey performs at The Fader Fort during this year's SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Seinabo Sey Touches Down In Austin

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"There hasn't been a change of the portraits since 1929 ... it's time to bring our money into the 21st century," says Susan Ades Stone, spokeswoman for Women on 20s. iStockPhoto hide caption

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It's All About The Benjamins And Jacksons — But What About The Women?

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Ms. Payne interviewing a soldier from Chesapeake, Va., in Vietnam in 1967. Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center/Harper Collins hide caption

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From Selma To Eisenhower, Trailblazing Black Reporter Was Always Probing

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Ray Benson (center) and his band, the Grammy-winning country outfit Asleep at the Wheel, have long been stewards of the sound co-pioneered by Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Lisa Pollard/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Still The King': A Tribute To An Icon Of Western Swing

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A production site in the Bakken oil patch as seen from inside an abandoned farmhouse just outside Watford City, N.D. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Some Anxiety, But No Slowdown For North Dakota Oil Boom Town

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Think of reconciliation as the biggest ladder in the game Chutes and Ladders — a procedural shortcut. But a presidential veto of whatever gets passed through reconciliation means tumbling back down a chute. Ben Husmann/Flickr hide caption

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Budget Reconciliation Explained Through Chutes And Ladders

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So far this month, more than 330 California sea lions have been admitted to the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, Calif. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Record Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups Strains California Resources

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