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AP News Guide: Summit opens debate on ethics of gene editing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Designer babies or an end to intractable illnesses: A revolutionary technology is letting scientists learn to rewrite the genetic code, aiming to alter DNA in ways that, among other things, could erase disease-causing genes.
World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and avert environmental havoc.
Male vs. female brain? Not a valid distinction, study says
NEW YORK (AP) — Are the brains of men and women truly different? Not if you look at the overall structure, a new study says.
The Latest: US House leader won't pay for climate deal
PARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:
Timeline of key events in UN effort against climate change
PARIS (AP) — After decades of warnings from scientists that greenhouse gas emissions were warming the planet, governments started coming together in the 1980s to combat the problem. Here's a timeline of key moments in the diplomatic effort to stop global warming, leading up to the U.N. climate conference in Paris:
Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) — Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions.
AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
PARIS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020.
Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made
PARIS (AP) — This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.
Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris.
Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home
PARIS (AP) — Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
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