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wandaz has commented on (2) products.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

wandaz, January 1, 2011

I used to work in medical researach but I never knew about the human line of tissue culture. The book was informative as well as an eye opener for the HeLa line. I never worked with it but I sure had experience making other tissue cultures for viral research. Where would research be today if the Johns Hopkins"s doctor had not shared the line with other researchers?
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The Echo Maker: A Novel by Richard Powers
The Echo Maker: A Novel

wandaz, March 27, 2007

This book deserved the award. I enjoyed finally reading a decent piece of literature that wasn't overly simplified. Having a science and English background, I enjoyed the references to the mind and how it works. Also his interest in the Sandhill Cranes. His quotes were from books that I have read and have on my shelf. Even the "Who is Sylvia?" reference. I sang it at one time. Great literature.
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