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Cell Research

Henrietta Lacks' Family Finally Gets Say On Use Of Matriarch's DNA Info

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Some 60 years ago, a doctor in Baltimore removed cancer cells from a poor black patient named Henrietta Lacks without her knowledge or con...

Scientists Trick Cells Into Switching Identities

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Scientists are reporting early success at transforming one kind of specialized cell into another, a feat of biological alchemy that d...