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The book that started it all, by a woman who would seem to have it all...Drawing on social science research, the author argues that introverts one-third of the population are undervalued...A Times reporter's account of the science behind forming
The HeLa cells are exceptionally easy to grow in the lab and have become the cellular equivalent of lab rats. For decades, scientists have worked with these cells to unravel the secrets of cancer and develop vaccines and treatments. Heidelberg,
An appearance by David "Sonny" Lacks, the son of the woman from whom the world-famous "HeLa" cells were drawn, scheduled for today at the University of Alabama has been canceled...Rebecca Skloot's best-seller, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,"
Wayne Blair's needy musical comedy is desperate to be liked and it should, on paper, work as this true story's an interesting one: four young Aborigine women in 1960s Australia form an all-girl soul group, managed by their muddled Irish manager (
The University of Maryland is holding its second Henrietta Lacks Symposium on health disparities. Thursday's event in Baltimore is named in honor of the woman whose tumor cells were taken without her knowledge and became an important research tool.
Health and race will be the topic of a Western Reads presentation Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Western Washington University. This year's Western Reads book is "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," by Rebecca Skloot. The book follows the story of a black
January 7, 2013 What is it to be the daughter of a mother you don't remember seeing but whose cells help treat nearly every next person you see in your lifetime? What is it to be part of a family that cannot afford a doctor but gave birth to a woman
They spoke about the book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, their family (especially Henrietta, the woman from whom the first immortal cell line was extracted), health care in America and the very interesting and controversial topic of tissue
Long before the best-selling book about Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells was written, Turners Station neighbors gathered to honor her legacy, a tradition that continued Saturday. Lacks' great-granddaughters, born about half a century after her
Reportedly after Yeasayer sent out CD singles to everyone signed up for their mailing list , an enterprising fan has shared Henrietta, a song from the band's still-untitled third album that they've played live since last summer. Yeasayer's Chris