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Alan Turing: Unlocking the Enigma: A Review

Turing has become a symbol for the modern world, as a prophet of information technology and scientific rationality, a martyr for gay rights, and also a genius cramped by convention and intolerance. David Boyle's mini biography on Alan Turing shows just the surface of the man known for helping break the Nazi's enigma machine. Turing… Continue reading Alan Turing: Unlocking the Enigma: A Review

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: A Review

I got a knot inside me. It was with those few words that Henrietta Lacks' life changed forever. During a visit to Johns Hopkins hospital and a routine biopsy, her cancer cells were collected in an effort to grow cells outside the human body. Countless numbers of similar samples failed to grow in laboratory conditions,… Continue reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: A Review

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1984

George Orwell's 1984 has been read and studied since it was written in the 1940s. To think of this novel as being written over 50 years ago, is mind-blowing to say the least. Winston Smith is a resident of Oceania and member of the Outer Party. His live consists of routine: he wakes up, goes… Continue reading 1984