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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
1:04 am, Friday, February 19, 2010 -- Doctors took her cells, called HeLa (using the first two letters of Lacks' first and last names), and stored them in research labs. Since that time, they have been used in many medical breakthroughs for the last 60 years.
HeLa line speeded up approval of the Salk polio vaccine, leading to field...
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