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

What Really Causes Baldness (Hint: It's Not Your Grandpa)

There's an old adage that says if your mom's father has lost all of his hair, then you're probably staring down a future of hats and shaved heads too. And as ASAP Science explains: thanks to genetics that's technically true for males, but there's more to the story. » 3/14/13 2:07pm 3/14/13 2:07pm