Biology http://wyso.org en Book Nook: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot http://wyso.org/post/book-nook-immortal-life-henrietta-lacks-rebecca-skloot <p><span class="article-content"><span>24 years ago Rebecca Skloot was in her high school biology class when her teacher mentioned the case of a woman who was being treated for cancer in 1951. Her doctors had taken a sample of some cancerous cells from her. There was something unique about these cells; they kept on growing. They continue to be used today for medical research.<br /> Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:55:00 +0000 Vick Mickunas 2068 at http://wyso.org Book Nook: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot