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ReadUP 2018: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: Science

How Science has used HeLa Cells through time

info graphic of the use of HeLa cells through time

















 Henrietta Everlasting: 1950s Cells Still Alive, Helping Science by Erin Biba /  Infographic: Walbaum 

HeLa Cells Photographed

HeLa Cells: A New Chapter in An Enduring Story

 by Dr. Francis Collins

hela cells under a microscope










Caption: Multiphoton fluorescence image of HeLa cells stained with the actin binding toxin phalloidin (red), microtubules (cyan) and cell nuclei (blue). NIH-funded work at the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging ResearchCredit: Tom Deerinck

1950s HeLa Cells Film

This film depicts HeLa cells dividing at a rapid rate. (c)1956 Association of American Medical Colleges. Reproduced with permission for Radiolab's "Famous Tumors" episode (#704). -- from Vimeo

Radio Lab Interview: Rebecca Skloot & Mary Kubicek

Listen to the Radio Lab piece on, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which includes audio footage from Rebecca Skloot’s research tapes. Hear the voice of George Gey and other central characters, and listen to key scenes from the book: Deborah seeing her mother’s cells for the first time, Gary Lacks’s faith healing, and more. -- description from Rebecca Skloot's website

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