Morning Edition for February 1, 2019 Hear the Morning Edition program for February 1, 2019

Morning EditionMorning Edition

Dieter Egli, a developmental biologist at Columbia University, and Katherine Palmerola examine a newly fertilized egg injected with a CRISPR editing tool. Rob Stein/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Rob Stein/NPR

Shots - Health News

New U.S. Experiments Aim To Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos

Despite outrage over gene editing in China that affected the birth of twins, research is underway in the U.S. to assess the safety and effectiveness of CRISPR tools to edit genes in human embryos.

Mutiny Flitz&Suppe feat. Kupla
Mrs.Hide Flitz&Suppe

Dieter Egli, a developmental biologist at Columbia University, and Katherine Palmerola examine a newly fertilized egg injected with a CRISPR editing tool. Rob Stein/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Rob Stein/NPR

New U.S. Experiments Aim To Create Gene-Edited Human Embryos

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/689623550/690603652" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Hypnos Phaeleh
Skylight Gramatik
Vaults Tor
Loop Theory Tor
Elephant King Trace Bundy
Overtime Trace Bundy

William Ferris has spent his career documenting church gospel hymns, Delta blues and work songs of Mississippi. Hester Magnuson/Courtesy of Dust to Digital Archives hide caption

toggle caption
Hester Magnuson/Courtesy of Dust to Digital Archives

The Keepers

Keeper Of Southern Folklife Is Up For 2 Grammy Awards

Keeper Of Southern Folklife Is Up For 2 Grammy Awards

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/690494130/690603658" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
I Dreamed I Went to the U.N. Unidentified Musician with Mississippi Fred McDowell
I Got a Letter from Hot Springs Mississippi Fred McDowell
Stuck in the Past AK & Sublab
Saudade AK & Sublab

Rodger McDaniel remembers his late father at his StoryCorps interview in Laramie, Wyo. Rachel Falcone /StoryCorps hide caption

toggle caption
Rachel Falcone /StoryCorps

How A Long-Lost Guitar Was A Lesson In Grace And Forgiveness

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/689924264/690603664" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
We're From Near And Far Ending Satellites
Hollow And Ghosts Ending Satellites
First of the Month Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Break GoGo Penguin
Kamaloka GoGo Penguin
You and Yours Cloudkicker
Friday I'm in Love Midnite String Quartet

A poster at the entrance of the Laurel Highlands Council headquarters in Pittsburgh shows a young girl in a Cub Scouts uniform. The program for younger kids can include co-ed troops, but older kids will have single-sex troops. Katie Blackley/WESA hide caption

toggle caption
Katie Blackley/WESA

Welcoming Girls, Boy Scouts Program Is Now Scouts BSA

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/690024261/690623721" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., visits Masterpiece Barber College as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates in October in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Cory Booker Makes It Official: He's Running For President In 2020

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/676578945/690623893" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Workers build bed frames at a factory in Commerce, Calif., near Los Angeles, in 2017. In January, the economy added a bigger-than-expected 304,000 jobs, including 13,000 in manufacturing. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

U.S. Added 304,000 Jobs In January; Shutdown Boosted Unemployment To 4 Percent

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/689937545/690648859" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Morning EditionMorning Edition