The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

From LitCharts A journalist named Rebecca Skloot recounts learning about an African American woman named Henrietta Lacks, who died in 1951 of cervical cancer, but whose cancerous cells became the first immortal human cell line, called HeLa. Rebecca explains that HeLa made possible some of the most important discoveries of the 21st century, but that […]


From “Is there something you’re not telling me?” “It’s under control.” Syfy has released a trailer for their original movie titled Atomica, that is supposedly being released into theaters and not just on TV. Atomica is set inside a nuclear power planet in the “near future”, when . . . Continue reading

Nayah Solutions Proceeds to Final Selection Phase of Sida’s Calls for Proposals: ICT for Empowerment of Women and Girls

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has selected Nayah Solutions to proceed to the second and final stage of selection of  Sida’s Calls for Proposals: ICT for Empowerment of Women and Girls. The proposal entitled, Nayah Solutions’ Mobile Development Training for High School Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa, details a plan for Nayah Solutions to partner with universities […]