News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
Merino Sheep Provide Clue to Curly Hair
Catherine Offord | Mar 23, 2018
The cells on one side of each wool fiber are longer than the cells on the other, researchers find.
Honeybee Compound for Hair Loss?
Jef Akst | Dec 11, 2014
Propolis, a natural product used by honeybees to repair their hives, stimulates hair growth in shaved mice.
Growth Factor Regulates Hair Color
Tracy Vence | Jun 2, 2014
Researchers pinpoint a gene enhancer that contributes to blond locks in humans.
Spotlight on Stem Cells
Tracy Vence | Dec 16, 2013
Elaine Fuchs and Craig Venter touted the promise of stem cell research at the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting.
Like New Again
Tracy Vence | Nov 11, 2013
Scientists show that reactivation of an RNA-binding protein in damaged adult tissues can lead to improved regeneration.
Lab-Grown Hair Follicles
Tracy Vence | Oct 22, 2013
Using molecular signatures of human dermal papilla cells grown in a 3-D environment, researchers generate new hair follicles using a patient’s own cells.
A Hair-Raising Solution?
Dan Cossins | Sep 1, 2013
In the long-fought battle against baldness, researchers are finally identifying molecular pathways that can be manipulated to generate new hair follicles.