Articles tagged biology

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Racism and science collide in this devastating true story of a young woman, the tissue sample from her body that spawned a million-dollar industry, and the impact on her family.

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The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter

A history of 'being white' that shows how race is a social construction rather than a biological identity.

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CHICAGO - Although the scientific portrait of life on Earth has grown exquisitely detailed over the last few decades, scientists have done a far poorer

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