A conspiracy of cells: one woman's immortal legacy and the by Michael Gold

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Show our people. Talk about what techniques you have. " I n the Purple Palace "I'd be delighted, " shot back Nelson-Rees, "if you promise I can get back out of the country. " The Russian laughed loudly. Nelson-Rees j oined him. Suddenly it was one big happy meeting. Nelson-Rees j ostled and j oked further with Zhdanov. With some of the other Soviet delegates, he discussed opera and ballet, in­ cluding the work of Rudolf Nureyev, a Soviet defector. If a few of the American bureaucrats were still sore about Nelson-Rees's independence in the handling of the Rus­ sian cultures - and miffed anew at his accepting this in­ vitation to Moscow without consultation - they didn't let on.

The bladder area was the worst, covered by a solid mass of cancerous tissue. "Blad­ der pushed to anterior abdominal wall, " wrote the pa­ thologist, "Almost entirely replaced with tumor. " Mary's eyes wandered down toward the corpse's feet and suddenly she was overcome. The toes . They were painted with bright red nail polish, and a dainty j ob it was . It suddenly made this carved-up cadaver real . All the laboratory experimentation had never hinted at the trag­ edy of this disease. But here, she thought, over here on the table is the proper demonstration.

There was, however, a joke about the status of proj ­ ects such as the Oakland lab, proj ects that were funded by the institute but were not conducted by institute personnel as part of the in-house program. They were called the outhouse programs. Nelson-Rees used to re­ peat the j oke goodnaturedly, though he did feel a distance between himself and the project leaders . There was no doubt that they knew who he was and appre­ ciated his work, but in many ways he was still an A u slan dsdeu tsch er.

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