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17-27 September 2020

The Broken Crab – Podcast

  • Health
  • Podcast
Thu 17 September, 7:00pm 1 hours 10 minutes

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In the near future, athletes enhanced using tissue engineering are gods among mortals. Champion Kim McBride is at the end of her career, but years as a piece of human technology have taken their toll. Kim is on the verge of owning her body again, but corporate interests and revelations from the past threaten her future.  

Inspired by Dr Sam Pashneh-Tala’s research in tissue engineering, developing treatments for injury and disease, this compelling audio play from Joe Skelton and Hannah Goraya explores the ethical issues associated with the advancement of this technology and its use in redesigning the human body.

The team

  • For more information about Dr Sam Pashneh-Tala’s work on tissue engineering, visit his staff page or follow him on Twitter @DrSamPT and Instagram
  • To see more of Hannah Goraya’s work, follow her on Twitter @YorkHannah

The team would like to thank Access Space Sheffield and Sidney & Matilda for their help in delivering this project.