TED Fellow Nina Tandon has engineered human heart tissue in the lab — that actually beats. Though it may sound like a plot from a science fiction universe, someday, surgeons could use this tissue in the same way that mechanics use spare parts in cars. But there is another potential use for this lab-created tissue […]
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In this short talk from TEDxCooperUnion, bioengineer (and TED Fellow) Nina Tandon talks about her experiment in using TED Conversations as a teaching tool in a tissue engineering class — inspiring students to ask bigger questions online, and engage with a broad community to create wide-ranging discussions about biology, ethics, perception and much more … […]
All semester, TED Fellow Nina Tandon has been using TED Conversations as part of her class in bioelectricity at Cooper Union. Yesterday in the TED offices, she hosted a Live TED Conversation to answer questions about using TED Conversations in her class. Here are some highlights: Sarah Meyer: So your students asked questions of the […]
When TED2012 Senior Fellow Nina Tandon (watch her TED Talk) isn’t researching how electrical stimulation encourages tissue growth at Columbia University, she’s teaching bioelectricity across town at Cooper Union. Now, with TEDinClass, she’s been connecting students to the TED community using TED’s Live Conversation platform – starting an exchange of ideas with the world at […]
Can students learn better by sharing what they know? TED Fellow Nina Tandon believes in the power of sharing ideas and using TED Talks in her classroom. In addition to that, she is now using the TED Conversation platform in the Bioelectricity course that she’s currently teaching at Cooper Union in New York City. After […]