Rebecca Skloot

March 29, 2012

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

A guest editor of the Best American Science Writing and New York Times Magazine contributor, Skloot discusses the strange, riveting tale of how a cell line surreptitiously taken from a young black mother with terminal cancer in 1950s Baltimore was pressed into science and remains alive today.

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