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2014-05-06 08:29:48

Rich flavors and pretty packaging reinvent the fairground treat for store shelves DENVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammond's Candies has taken a legendary fairground and circus treat and made it simple to enjoy anytime. Hammond's Cotton Candy stays melt-in-your-mouth fresh in the company's signature, award-winning packaging, making it easy to grab from store shelves. Each package includes three unique, distinct flavors -- banana, cherry and blue raspberry - carrying on Hammond's...

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2009-02-11 15:45:00

Scientists are turning to cotton candy as a novel tool to help grow replacement tissues for people. It seems the long-time favorite treat may provide an ideal way to generate a network of blood vessels within lab-grown skin, bone, muscle or fat for breast reconstruction, researchers say. Dr. Jason Spector of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York and Leon Bellan of Cornell University conducted the research on the new technique.  It works by first pouring...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.