This Saturday, HBO debuts the film adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The well-reviewed feature-length production, starring Oprah Winfrey, closely follows the life of Deborah Lacks, the daughter of Henrietta and the protagonist of Rebecca Skloot’s award-winning 2010 book. Read more
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Do April showers have you stuck indoors? Take a moment to peruse the latest installment of our Research Ethics Roundup. This week’s issue features articles on a wide range of topics, including how history should remember researchers with checkered pasts, why science tends to favor positive results, and much more.
Building public trust in genomic research: In this response to Read more
By Andy Burman, PRIM&R Blog Squad member
A few weeks ago, I had the unfortunate experience of becoming a crime victim. Upon arriving home from work, I discovered that someone had broken into my home during broad daylight and rifled through the belongings that I share with my wife and newborn son.
Since discovering the break-in, I’ve felt [...] Read more