diSCovering Science

Grades 7-12

The “diSCovering science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and universities. These scientists explain the societal impacts of their work and describe their day-to-day jobs. “The series focuses on a broad range of scientific subjects including biology, chemistry and physics and multidisciplinary fields such as bioengineering, chemical engineering, high performance computing, and nanotechnology. (From our Streamline collection)

Stem Cells (short version) | diSCovering science
Stem Cells (short version) | diSCovering science

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Richard Visconti, Ph.D., gives a quick overview of the significance of stem cell research - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s...
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science
Biochip Uses | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D explains biochips. A biochip is very close to a computer chip but they put it in a cell culture dish to make it very clean to culture a cell. The chip is made of silicone which is...
Organ Printing Overview | diSCovering science
Organ Printing Overview | diSCovering science

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Vladimir Mironov, MD, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. & Dir. of the Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Center in the Dept. of Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology at MUSC, talks about research on human organ printing...
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science
Biochips & Research | diSCovering science

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Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D talks about cyber research and how different cells are put together to form a tissue that treats disease. Through fundamental research they are using a biochip as a tool to create...
Cell Research | diSCovering science
Cell Research | diSCovering science

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Their research is mainly cell interaction and they focus on: heart muscle cells, Neurons, cancer cells and stem cells. They study those cells due to the complicity of the diseases. Bruce Zhi Gao, Ph.D...
Organ Printing Basics | diSCovering science
Organ Printing Basics | diSCovering science

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Vladimir Mironov, MD, Ph.D., describes the process of organ printing - The “diSCovering Science” series features interviews with scientists and researchers from South Carolina’s colleges and...