Critical Conversations: Under the Lens: Questioning the Culture of Science
Companion to "Under the Lens: Questioning the Culture of Science", a part of the Office for Equity and Diversity's Critical Conversations about Diversity and Social Justice Series at the University of Minnesota. Co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota Libraries. https://www.lib.umn.edu/about/criticalconversations/underthelens
If this doesn't look like my normal books, it's for a reason - one of the most hair-raising true stories ever. A woman who was dying of cancer had her cells sampled and doctors at Johns Hopkins discovered they could survive indefinitely in culture, thus leading to most of the significant research breakthroughs in medicine over the last 50 years.
Skloot, Rebecca. The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. Random House Digital, Inc., 2010.