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18 Jan 2017 21:24 | Author: SILLY | Category: Church turing thesis artificial intelligence

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells taken without her knowledge in 1951 became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of scientific discovery and faith healing; and of a daughter consumed with questions about the mother she never knew.

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    yellowkoala802 18 Jan 2017 00:28

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has 369,597 ratings and 26,980 reviews. Kemper said: The doorbell rang the other day and when I answered it, there w.

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    з. п̵ʟмᴀzяυᴀ 17 Jan 2017 23:07

    An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

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    organicbird909 18 Jan 2017 01:48

    Skloot seems to be interested not only in the scientific breakthrough of the HeLa cells, but the legacy of the donor who didn t even know that she was a donor and her family (especially her daughter) who didn t have a sense of her mother as a person. Check out the radiolab interview: http://www.radiolab.org/2010/may/17/henriettas-tumor/. It s quite powerful. Hope this helps.