One of my favorite non-fiction books of all time. So well-written, such a compelling story.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. This is a page turner and we owe so much to Rebecca Skloot and the Lacks family.

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the m

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge (a black woman )- became a multimillion-dollar industry.

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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks was an amazing book. Its absurd that her family was kept in the dark about her cells, and never benefited.

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks! ♡ When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!>>>We learned about her in school! Thank you Ms.

Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951)  The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.

Henrietta Lacks The importance of Henrietta Lacks and her contribution to science can neither be exaggerated nor appreciated enough. This woman unbeknownst to herself or her family saved millions of lives without a penny in compensation.

Many of the medical breakthroughs you read and hear about today are largely due to one relatively unknown Black woman: Henrietta Lacks. It is because of her cells that some of the most dangerous di…

Many of the medical breakthroughs you read and hear about today are largely due to one relatively unknown Black woman: Henrietta Lacks. It is because of her cells that some of the most dangerous di.

Family of Henrietta Lacks Reach Settlement, Gains Control Over HeLa Cell Research

Family of Henrietta Lacks Reach Settlement, Gains Control Over HeLa Cell Research

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Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

HeLa cell line = from HEnrietta LAcks, who was never asked to donate her cells. Just a few facts showing just a few of the amazing characteristics of the HeLa cell line.

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Story of a woman whose cells lived on long after she passed away. A most fascinating story!

New Claims Prove the Henrietta Lacks Controversy Is Far From Over    The family of the woman who changed science forever is seeking compensation

New Claims Prove the Henrietta Lacks Controversy Is Far From Over

HeLa Cervical cancer cells from a patient named Henrietta Lacks were the first human cells to be cloned.

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

There's a new trailer for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the upcoming drama movie starring Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renee Elise Goldsberry, and Reg E.

Henrietta Lacks (HeLa). If you don't know who she is, you should. She's already changed your life.

Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create the first known human immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Listen to the story on Fresh Air with Rbecca Skloot, NPR. Image by Tomasz Szul/Getty Images.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot

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