Episode 17:
Bioprinting Can Do What?


No longer just science fiction, bio-printing can solve a lot of important social problems like creating organs, helping us produce homes, and even make food. Tune in to learn more about all that bioprinting can do and how!

This episode was produced as part of a freshman seminar on Science Communication taught by Angel Kaur during Fall 2020 at UNC Asheville. 

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17. Bioprinting Can Do What?

Articles Referenced

  • Aleccia, JoNel. “No Cash, No Heart. Transplant Centers Require Proof Of Payment.” Kaiser Health News, 7 Dec. 2018.
  • Figure 2f from: Irimia R, Gottschling M (2016) Taxonomic revision of Rochefortia Sw. (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales). Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e7720.
  • “Facts and Myths about Transplant.” American Transplant Foundation, 21 Mar. 2019.
  • “How Long Does It Take to Print Something in 3D?” Makers Empire Help Center.
  • “What Exactly Is Bioink? – Simply Explained.” All3DP, 29 Nov. 2018.
  • “How Long Does It Take to Print Something in 3D?” Makers Empire Help Center.
  • “3D Printed Steak: The Latest Advancements.” All3DP, 28 Jan. 2020.
  • “Becoming ICONIC.” ICON.
  • Murphy, S. V., & Atala, A. (2014). 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs. Nature Biotechnology, 32(8), 773-85.
  • Woodford, Chris. “How Do 3D Printers Work?” Explain That Stuff, 16 Jan. 2020.


Written, Directed, and Featuring: Francisco Carrillo-Villagrana and Mia Feinsilber 
Scientific Research by: Francisco Carrillo-Villagrana and Mia Feinsilber
Additional Sound EngineeringCat Sawyer

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