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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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.

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