Science News: 6/18/13

Welcome to this week’s installment of science news, where we’ll figure out the origin of mysterious Martian gullies, find a lost city in Cambodia, and get the latest updates on women’s health. Plus, pretty Amazonian birds! Read More Science News: 6/18/13

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: The Woman Behind The HeLa Cells

At a time when it seems like everyone alive qualifies to write a memoir, and chick-lit books spawn sequels and spin-offs, it is a treat to discover a story that has been hidden for far too long, that needed to be told. Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is the story of a woman who involuntarily revolutionized modern medicine. Read More The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: The Woman Behind The HeLa Cells