DN Lee’s stuff

I just wanted to let you know about two recent on line items concerning my fellow blogger DN Lee:

Henrietta Lacks Gave You Life: Black woman who died of cancer helped advance cell culture and develop drug treatments.

By: Dr. Danielle N. Lee

Black folks gave America (and the world) gospel music, blues, jazz, hip-hop, and oh yeah, cell culture. You’re thinking: “I know all about gospel music, blues, jazz, and hip-hop; but what’s cell culture?”

Cell culture is the scientific procedure of growing living animal cells outside of the body, in test tubes and petri dishes….

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Natural Hair Diary: Danielle N. Lee, Scientist

In the latest installment of our weekly ‘Natural Hair Diary’ series, Afrobella.com’s Patrice Grell Yursik profiles Danielle N. Lee, a stunning scientist with a head full of luscious, relaxer-free ringlets.

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  1. #1 spaninquis
    March 21, 2011

    The book on Henrietta Lacks is definitely worth the read. Gave me another reason to be astounded by science. Henrietta Lacks is immortal, and we’ve all benefited by her.

  2. #2 gwen
    March 21, 2011

    I read the book, it was long overdue, kudos to the author.
    I love Dr Danielle’s ‘fro!