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Friday, March 29, 2013
Privacy and the HeLa Genome
A team of European researchers earlier this month published the genome sequence of HeLa cells, the first cells to be grown immortally in culture. They have now taken the sequence down from repositories after hearing from the family of Henrietta Lacks, the woman from whom the cells were taken in 1951.