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Sound Medicine Radio Hour

Sound Medicine 05-02-10

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/050210_full.mp3

We devote most of the hour to a conversation with author Rebecca Skloot, who tells the story of Henrietta Lacks -- a true tale of medical research that combines science, medical history, with race, politics and bioethics. Also this week, the importance of culturing cells in three dimensions; and the story of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study.