Word of the Week: Provenance

as in: “But ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ is much more than a portrait of the Lacks family.  It is also a critique of science that insists on ignoring the messy human provenance of its materials.”

Marginelli, L.  (2010, February 5).  Eternal life [Review of the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks]. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/07/books/review/Margonelli-t.html?pagewanted=all

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