The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – HeLa Cells

I’m finishing Rebecca Skloot’s account of the story behind the HeLa cells.  I can’t tell how much of my fascination with this book comes from the uncanniness of the story itself and how much comes from Skloot’s incredible mastery of the art of reporting a real story. It’s a non-fiction work but it looks like […]

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“The Way of All Flesh” by BBC’s Adam Curtis on “HeLa” Cells

I came to know about this video while  reading the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebbeca Skloot – page 81 of the e-book edition, to be more exact. The video and the words below are embedded from what has been puclished on Google Video.       The Way of All Flesh […]

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International Women’s Day

Tomorrow, Monday, March 8th, we have International Women’s Day coming. To remark the importance of such date, me and the psychologist from one of the clinics where I work will be doing a workshop on Women’s Health & Violence Against Women. The target public is selected women from factories and offices whom, for reasons too […]

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