1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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    A promotion for the book by Rebecca Skloot. This piece includes images from the Lacks family, scientific samples, and my own photography. Set to a piano tune by Ethiopian musician Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou.

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    • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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      The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. How can something so wrong bring about so much good? “When people ask – and seems like people always be askin to where I can’t never get away from it – I say,…

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      • Author Rebecca Skloot Visits Hood

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        Reknowned author Rebecca Skloot, noted science writer and author of the New York Times bestseller "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” visited Hood April 20, 2012, and met with students and members…

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        • The Continuum, Part 1 of 2 (Fortune's Bones, February 6, 2012)

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          From Fortune’s time in eighteenth-century Connecticut to the current day, what are the ethics in medical education, research, treatment and practice? Moderated by Kojo Nnamdi, four panelists discuss…

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          • The Continuum, Part 2 of 2 (Fortune's Bones, February 7, 2012)

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            From Fortune’s time in eighteenth-century Connecticut to the current day, what are the ethics in medical education, research, treatment and practice? Moderated by Kojo Nnamdi, four panelists discuss…

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            • Wheelock Convocation 2011: Dr. Linda Clayton's Personal Connection to Henrietta Lacks

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              Seventeen years into her medical career, noted medical researcher and educator Dr. Linda Clayton learned the disturbing history behind the "hela" cells she was using in her lab. She told Wheelock…

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              • Our Bodies, Our Health

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                Life lessons from "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."

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                • Rebecca Skloot @ 5x15

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                  Rebecca Skloot on the immortal HeLa cells Henrietta Lacks is known to scientists know as HeLa. Rebecca Skloot tells the story of Henrietta, a poor Southern tobacco farmer. Henrietta's cells—taken…

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                  • DIE UNSTERBLICHKEIT DER HENRIETTA LACKS R. Skloot

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                    Sie starb im Alter von 31 Jahren an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Das war 1951. Doch ihre Zellen leben bis heute und haben die Medizingeschichte entscheidend mitgeprägt. Sehr einfühlsam bringt uns die Autorin…

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