Monday, August 12, 2013

Some Small Amount Of Justice On The Henrietta Lacks Story

It's not much, but it's something: the gene mapping of Henrietta Lacks' DNA, which had previously been treated as essentially public domain data, despite the loss of privacy that conferred upon her descendents, will now be supervised by a six-member committee, two of whom are Lacks family members.

1 comment:

Cesar said...

This is awesome!