The Resource A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot, Various Authors, (electronic resource)

A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot, Various Authors, (electronic resource)

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A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot
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A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot
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Various Authors
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eng
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In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. Henrietta Lacks lived an unremarkable life, but within her body was an extraordinary biological breakthrough. What she unwittingly contributed to medical science has changed the world forever. In 1951, Henrietta Lacks walked into a Baltimore hospital complaining of cervical pain. But when doctors inspected her, they found something remarkable: she possessed cells that could reproduce themselves infinitely. Now known as HeLa cells, this contribution to medicine laid the foundation for countless innovations and cures-and all without her knowledge or permission. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks tells the untold story of a woman whose disease killed her, but whose cells lived on to save thousands of lives, and the family fighting to reveal the truth about the mother they lost too soon. You will learn: How cells from Henrietta Lacks' body are still alive today, decades after she died; How HeLa cells were instrumental in the defeat of polio; Why even today doctors are allowed to keep your tissue after you have surgery
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A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot, Various Authors, (electronic resource)
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A joosr guide to¿ the immortal life of henrietta lacks by rebecca skloot, Various Authors, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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MWT11443347
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781785670909
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11443347
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11443347
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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