HeLa

GENE SIMON HUH huh at wccf.mit.edu
Fri Jul 10 15:49:00 EST 1992


Yesterday I wrote:

>    Does anybody have a good guess as to the origin of HeLa cells?  Actually,
>I already know that they are a human cervical carcinoma line; what I'd really  
>like to know is the name of the woman they are named for, if a woman at all.   
                                                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Did I just imply that men have cervixes? Oops. My mistake...

Gene "Vive la difference!" Huh
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