Thoughts on: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

HeLa cells was the first immortal cell line ever discovered. This mean 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 cellsContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot”