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I've been heavily into podcasts lately. One of my favorites is Radio Lab and this story blew me away. I had never heard of Henrietta (Henrietta Lacks), but evidently, there's a best-selling book about her life and HBO will soon premier a movie based on her life starring Oprah. In a nutshell, it's the story of scientists trying to make human cells live and reproduce outside the body. They failed over and over again until they got a hold of Henrietta's cells from a cervical cancer biopsy. The resulting "HeLa" cells marked the beginning of BioTech by serving as the catalyst for all kinds of
So I am not in Baltimore very much, but will be visiting my mom at Johns Hopkins as she recovers from surgery over the next several days. I know about Lexington Market for crab cakes and Attman's for pastrami, but what else is close by and worth a try?