Thoughts on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

HeLa cells was the first immortal cell line ever discovered. This means that they can survive and multiply forever in labs given they are provided with cell culture. Without this amazing discovery modern medicine would look very different. HeLa stands for Henrietta Lacks. The name of the poor tobacco farmer from which the cells comeContinue reading “Thoughts on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot”

Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life

It was freezing, raining and windy but it was my last opportunity for a long run before Kullamannen 25k. So I took it! The biggest hurdle was not the weather, though, it was finding clothes to protect me from it. I’m moving houses this weekend and finding anything among all the boxes is almost impossible.Continue reading “Frozen balls, New Book and the Run of my Life”