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Animal, Mechanical and Me: The Search for Replaceable Hearts

Gill Haddow

The social science project aims to explore patient experiences and public reactions to using material from non-human animals or from auto-biotechnologies to repair, replace or regenerate the human body. 

Engineering Life

Jane CalvertDominic BerryDeborah ScottErika Szymanski

The Engineering Life project focuses on the emerging field of synthetic biology, which promises to engineer the living world. It studies both the engineering of biology and the role of social scientists within this.