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    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and Skloot on ABC World News Tonight! Plus Lots of Review Love

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    Set your TiVos and your DVRs: Skloot will be on ABC World News tonight talking about her new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, with members of Henrietta’s family, and Vincent Racaniello and his billions of HeLa cells.



    Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

    Countdown to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks & Press Roundup

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    I’ve been posting about my impending book tour, and all the great coverage the book has been getting, on Twitter and Facebook, but thought I’d also post a bit of an update and press round up here, for those who (gasp) don’t spend all of their time in those places.



    Thursday, October 29th, 2009

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book Tour – Bring HeLa to Your Town

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    Skloot will be speaking about her new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (aka HeLa), at universities, scientific organizations, bookstores, book groups, high schools, and more as part of a grass-roots, 3-month book tour (starting 2/2/10). See her interactive tour map to help bring the story of HeLa and the ethics of tissue culture to your town.



    Monday, October 26th, 2009

    Time to Register for ScienceOnline2010!

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    Yes folks, it’s that time again: Registration is now open for the great ScienceOnline2010 meeting …



    Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

    Culture Dish on the Road

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    Yesterday was the first day I was able to post since the ScienceBlogs upgrade because of glitches in the system.  Now I’m headed off to […]



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