Apira Science's iGrow Hair Growth system is now available over-the-counter. The funky looking device uses lasers and LEDs to illuminate the scalp with red light, which according to the manufacturer is supposed to work.
The woman with the awesome hair is Dr. Angela Christiano—a dermatology researcher at Columbia University's Medical Center. Together with her colleagues, she has discovered a way to cure baldness on mice, as described in a new research paper published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Laugh all you want. But there's a balding guy reading this right now who can't help but to hear the whole pitch. (I'm with you, buddy! Let's do this!)
These may look like regular headphones, but the spikes on the top are designed to shock your hair into behaving. And by behaving, we mean grow again. The KeUpper, made in Japan, is supposed to make you slightly less bald in just tens of weeks. Sounds just as good as that Hairmax Laser we tested. [Kilian Nakamura]