Cotton Candy Machine and the artificial organs

It may seem absurd, almost grotesque. To make artificial human organs using a cotton candy machine? As such would not be possible, of course, but the principle of functioning of such machines could be adapted for the construction of others capable of making artificial human organs, starting with the simplest ones, such as kidneys, liver and bones. For several years, Leon Bellan of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, has been tinkering with cotton candy machine, causing them to produce networks of tiny strands comparable in size, density, and complexity to the…

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