Latest HeLa Stories

2014-07-16 12:39:43

A team of researchers has devised a Pac-Man-style power pellet that gets normally mild-mannered cells to gobble up their undesirable neighbors.

2013-08-08 13:57:33

A team from the University of Washington has unveiled a comprehensive portrait of the genome of the world’s first immortal cell line, known as HeLa.

2013-08-08 10:14:45

The National Institutes of Health today announced in Nature that it has reached an understanding with the family of the late Henrietta Lacks to allow biomedical researchers controlled access to the whole genome data of cells derived from her tumor, commonly known as HeLa cells.

2011-09-01 16:59:02

Researchers led by ETH professor Yaakov Benenson and MIT professor Ron Weiss have successfully incorporated a diagnostic biological "computer" network in human cells.

2011-07-26 22:15:16

Cancer patients may view their tumors as parasites taking over their bodies, but this is more than a metaphor for Peter Duesberg, a molecular and cell biology professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

2011-03-18 09:00:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hela Salon and Spa at The Collection will launch its refurbished webpage exclusively for the Chevy Chase location.

2011-03-03 23:27:38

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have discovered that a natural product isolated from a traditional Chinese medicinal plant commonly known as thunder god vine, or lei gong teng, and used for hundreds of years to treat many conditions including rheumatoid arthritis works by blocking gene control machinery in the cell.

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Women Journalists Explore Historical Narratives that Shape our Lives Authors to speak at Sweet Briar College Thursday, Nov. 4 and Monday, Nov. 8. Sweet Briar, VA (Vocus) November 2, 2010 Sweet Briar College will host lectures and book signings by two noted women journalists on Thursday, Nov.

2009-07-30 11:44:13

In cancer research, as in most other biomedical sciences, they are playing a key role: living cells, kept in sterile plastic containers with red culture media populating incubators in laboratories around the world. But do researchers always know what is really living in their culture dishes?

2008-09-16 18:00:11

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