Book Discussion: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.
The Yorkville Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
Baker & Taylor
Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization and gene mapping.