ENGL 2767: Science and Technology: Henrietta Lacks

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Henrietta Lacks Timeline

HeLa Cells

The YouTube video shows mitotic Hela cells (mechanochemistry.org).

Tuskegee Syphilis Study

In the image above, a doctor draws blood from a test subject in the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, a grossly unethical study that denied treatment for syphilis to its poor, African American subjects who were unaware they were part of an experiment. Explore the links below for more information.

An infographic from Wired Magazine that illustrates HeLa's impact.

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