Researchers Grow New Hair From Stem Cells For the First Time

Traditionally, baldness cures involve moving hair around, either from one part of the scalp to another, or from the toupee store to your dome. This week, scientists announced a potentially revolutionary discovery in hair science: they've successfully turned mature skin cells into stem cells that develop into hair… » 1/30/14 4:20pm 1/30/14 4:20pm

Scientists Just Took a Huge Step Towards Curing Baldness

Hair plugs, comb overs and toupées beware; a team of researchers from Columbia has developed a way to induce new human hair growth for the first time ever. It’s not just the fact that they can just grow hair that’s so exciting, though. It’s that they can grow your hair. » 10/21/13 3:40pm 10/21/13 3:40pm

Why Haven't Bald Men Gone Extinct?

Lots of men worry about losing their hair. But instead of fretting about their beauty, it might make sense for them to count their blessings—because, by rights, bald men should probably be extinct by now. So why aren't they? » 6/21/12 9:40am 6/21/12 9:40am

Can Stem Cells Finally Provide a Baldness Cure That Works?

There has been no shortage of baldness cures over the ages, but they all share one thing in common: none of them really work. Now, a team of scientists has used stem cell therapy to give a hairless mouse a mohawk. There is hope yet. » 4/18/12 4:20pm 4/18/12 4:20pm

Scientists Have Worked Out How to Stop You Going Bald

Going bald is the one big vanity concern among most men. But relax, it doesn't need to be that way; scientists have just worked out exactly why men go bald, and already have a way to stop it happening. » 3/22/12 7:06am 3/22/12 7:06am

FDA Gives Robots Permission to Sew Hair On Your Scalp

Balding sucks. But will you trust the machines to repair your scalp? The FDA does, which is why they approved this piece of robotery to perform hair transplants. It's name is ARTAS, and it lives in your dermatologist's office. » 4/21/11 10:40pm 4/21/11 10:40pm

Bald Man's Comb: Style For The Follically-Challenged

It starts out as a lame over the hill gift. You laugh, trying not to be offended—but the truth hurts. Don't worry—you'll deal with them, you'll deal with them all. [Taylor Gifts via RGS] » 7/09/09 11:00am 7/09/09 11:00am

Comb-Over Expert Scoffs at Baldness Cures



Those of us who are follicularly challenged take great fascination in baldness gadgets, such as the HairMax Laser Comb which didn't impress us much. But why not just learn how to do an elaborate comb-over like this Japanese guy? He must be the world comb-over expert. Take a look at what he does with a brush, a blow… » 8/09/07 9:35am 8/09/07 9:35am