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1960 - 1969: A Period of European Economic Growth

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The world has a lot to thank Henrietta Lacks for, and yet many do not know what she has contributed. From helping to create the polio vaccine to the study of radiation, Henrietta and her HeLa cells have changed the world. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin Bealer, Andreas Heydeck, Thomas J., Accalia Elementia, Will and Sonja Marple. James Harshaw, Justin Lentz, Chris Peters, Bader AlGhamdi, Benny, Tim Curwick, Philippe von Bergen, Patrick Merrithew, Fatima Iqbal, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Patrick D. Ashmore, and charles george. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/cellular-microscopic/hela-cell.htm http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/science-nature/henrietta-lacks-immortal-cells-6421299/ http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/questions/question/3577/ http://www.hiccc.columbia.edu/news/what-makes-cancer-cell-immortal http://henriettalacksfoundation.org/ http://www.biography.com/people/henrietta-lacks-21366671 http://rebeccaskloot.com/the-immortal-life/ http://www.nbcnews.com/health/nih-finally-makes-good-henrietta-lacks-family-its-about-time-6C10867941 http://www.radiolab.org/story/91716-henriettas-tumor/ http://www.npr.org/2010/02/02/123232331/henrietta-lacks-a-donors-immortal-legacy http://www.nature.com/news/deal-done-over-hela-cell-line-1.13511 http://berkeleysciencereview.com/article/good-bad-hela/ http://listverse.com/2016/04/09/10-amazing-facts-about-the-immortal-cells-of-henrietta-lacks/ http://www.washington.edu/news/2013/08/07/uw-researchers-report-on-genome-of-aggressive-cervical-cancer-that-killed-henrietta-lacks/ https://www.sciencenews.org/article/hela-genome-offers-clues-cells%E2%80%99-cancerous-nature http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-01/five-reasons-henrietta-lacks-most-important-woman-medical-history http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4458465/ Images: HeLa Cells: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HeLa-I.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HeLa_Cells_Image_3709-PH.jpg Johns Hopkins Hospital: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Johns_Hopkins_Hospital.jpg Rhesus Monkey: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Macaca_mulatta_in_Guiyang.jpg Jonas Salk: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dr_Jonas_Edward_Salk,_creator_of_Salk_polio_vaccine,_at_Copenhagen_Airport.jpg

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