March 31, 2011
Discover the remarkable story of Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cells were taken without her knowledge and later used for several scientific breakthroughs.
by Linda Villarosa onOctober 2, 2010
Recent revelations that the U.S. government knowingly infected Central Americans with syphilis in the 1940s have eerie echoes to the infamous 40-year experiment with 400 infected black men in Macon County, Ala. As it turns out, this is no coincidence.
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