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September 4, 2012 4:11 AM   Subscribe

A documentary by Adam Curtis on Henrietta Lacks and HeLa cell line created from her cells. Previously. Previously.
posted by hat_eater (7 comments total) 25 users marked this as a favorite

 
HeLa cool.
posted by jaduncan at 4:47 AM on September 4, 2012


The Century of the Cells. (Previously.)
posted by box at 4:56 AM on September 4, 2012


I just read the book about her. Fascinating. Thank you Henrietta for your contribution.
posted by pearlybob at 5:29 AM on September 4, 2012 [1 favorite]


Rebecca Skloot, author of the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is on a speaking tour. She'll be in Ann Arbor on November 7, other dates listed on her website.
posted by leslies at 6:01 AM on September 4, 2012


I've plated many of her cells; it was always a little strange realizing that they came from a living person.
posted by Mister_A at 8:51 AM on September 4, 2012


You know, a person who once lived.
posted by Mister_A at 9:42 AM on September 4, 2012


Speaking of cells: Stem cells bring back feeling for paralysed patients
posted by homunculus at 10:48 AM on September 4, 2012 [1 favorite]


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