“Plenty of scientists are trying to grow organs. But what sets Kamen’s group apart is that he’s working a step ahead: He’s making the tools and machinery to mass-produce those organs, if and when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves them for patients. He wants to pump out hearts and kidneys much the same way factories produce smartphones: in high-tech assembly lines.” The Segway’s Inventor Has a New Project: Manufacturing Human Organs. (He’s invented a lot more than the Segway, so this isn’t quite the career segue that it seems…)