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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks This is a must read for anyone who works in the medcial field.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown.

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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!

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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.

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

Relatives of Henrietta Lacks gain control over HeLa cell use and research.

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African American Henrietta Lackshttps://www.facebook.com/Blackisreallybeautiful/

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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 - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the m

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

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

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'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells. We use these at work!

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Henrietta Lacks (1920–1951) El caso de Henrietta Lacks, por Eduardo Angulo

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