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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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?

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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