Sugary Structure Mimics Capillaries, Could Aid in Regrowing Organs

By: Michael Plishka - Published: Feb 14, 2009 • References: newscientist & zenstorming.wordpress
Cotton candy often gets a bum wrap.

People think it’s just pure sugar- a gooey, luscious, tangled mess of colored candy that melt in your mouth and sticks to your fingers.

Well it is all that-- and more.

Researchers speculated that the microstrands of cotton candy may very well mimic what capillaries look like in our bodies. So they formed a mold and looked under a microscope and noticed a striking resemblance (see video).

This technology will eventually be able to be leveraged to help implants be incorporated into the body. After that, regrown organs may not be far behind. Stats for Cotton Candy Scientific Theory Trending: Older & Mild
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