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Mice Regenerating White Hair

May 27, 2007

I was reading on Google News last week that scientists have discovered that mice are capable of regenerating hair, white hair, when they slice a chunk of skin and fur away from the mouse.

The wound heals and instead of leaving just a scar it eventually regenerates hair over the scar.  The hair has no pigment and therefore is white.

I'm sure there is going to be a day when I will need some of my hair replaced.

I don't think that I really want to have legions of mice suffer lesions in their skin so that I can defy aging and balding.

I might opt for a transplant of my own hair from some hair  transplant doctor such as Dr. Larry Shapiro or hopefully something even better might be discovered without having to torture living creatures.

WooHoo ed by Brett Bumeter at 1:39 AM  

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