Thinking about Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta LacksToday, I read great news today on The Guardian site that the NIH has finally recognized Henrietta Lacks  as the source of HeLa cells and her contribution to medical research. I read her biography last summer, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and was amazed and distressed that I had never heard of her. We all owe her our thanks.

Read more on my post on Zeteo is Reading.

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