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ZDRAVJE medicina

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

Avgust 2014

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells – taken without her knowledge – became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta’s family did not learn of her ‘immortality’ until more than twenty years after her death, with devastating consequences …Balancing the beauty and drama of scientific discovery with dark questions about who owns the stuff our bodies are made of, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” is an extraordinary journey in search of the soul and story of a real woman, whose cells live on today in all four corners of the world.

 


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Cobiss ID: 14427190
Avtor: Rebecca Skloot
Cobiss naslov: The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks / Rebecca Skloot
Postavitev: ZDRAVJE medicina
Jezik: angleški
Leto: 2010
Založništvo: London : Pan Books, cop. 2010
Fizični: XII, 431 str. : ilustr. ; 20 cm