The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

There are 2 comments on the Weekend story from Jul 11, 2012, titled The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. In it, Weekend reports that:

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, in vitro fertilization, and more.

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LoveMachine

Hartselle, AL

#1 Jul 17, 2012
Human cloning spells disaster.
Do they experiment already on humans?
Like secretly?
Bet so.
Are we already eating cloned meat?
Would they label it?
no.
Babespa

United States

#2 Aug 14, 2012
Yeah we will have centaur's hoofing it around here soon.
And just so you know,*whisper* they eat humans!:o

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