A Promising Baldness Breakthrough15 years ago
Posted on Mar 19, 2004, 7 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Baldness impacts millions of men and women, but now a new scientific breakthrough is promising to restore those lost locks. Researchers say they have grown hair on laboratory mice using stem cells. The study used so-called "blank slate" stem cells taken from one animal and put into another. Researchers say their work proves human hair follicles contain the stem cells that give most people a full head of hair.