Friday, June 11, 2010

5 reasons Henrietta Lacks is the most important woman in medical history

According to Popular Science, Feb. 1, 2010, 276(2), p. 81. This is the sort of summary that the public is reading on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." Each item has a number of talking points in terms of HeLa cells and their role in scientific research. And as readers of the book know, the people involved in the research, and the Lacks family play as important a role in the trajectory of the story as the cells themselves.

If on campus, this takes you to the FindIt where you can get the half page of full text.

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