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    Default L'Oreal is attempting to 3D print living hair follicles


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    "These come from alopecia patients, after hair surgery, but it is also possible to take a patient’s own cells and multiply them in a laboratory."

    As far as I'm aware, cell multiplication is the thing that's been holding hair cloning back anyway - the cells degrade more with each generation they're multiplied into.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allTheGoodNamesAreTaken View Post
    "These come from alopecia patients, after hair surgery, but it is also possible to take a patient’s own cells and multiply them in a laboratory."

    As far as I'm aware, cell multiplication is the thing that's been holding hair cloning back anyway - the cells degrade more with each generation they're multiplied into.
    Cosmetic companies have loads of money and finally one of them seems interested in investing in finding a real treatment not some bullshit lotion. So just keep our fingers crossed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbrown View Post
    Cosmetic companies have loads of money and finally one of them seems interested in investing in finding a real treatment not some bullshit lotion. So just keep our fingers crossed.
    Yes! They seem really confident as well. I haven't seen anything mentioned about time. How far are they in this ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rbrown View Post
    Cosmetic companies have loads of money and finally one of them seems interested in investing in finding a real treatment not some bullshit lotion. So just keep our fingers crossed.
    I hope they crack it... but if it comes down to getting cells to multiply through enough generations without degrading, I'd bet on one of the teams that have already had a few years' headstart on the problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allTheGoodNamesAreTaken View Post
    I hope they crack it... but if it comes down to getting cells to multiply through enough generations without degrading, I'd bet on one of the teams that have already had a few years' headstart on the problem.
    http://global.kyocera.com/news/2016/0702_nfid.html

    Tsuji is very close to cracking the culturing problem.

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    The cure is here soon my friends ! I want a pitt hairline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibra View Post
    The cure is here soon my friends ! I want a pitt hairline
    Source ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibra View Post
    The cure is here soon my friends ! I want a pitt hairline
    In theory it may be here soon, i.e. proof of concept.

    In practice however, it's years away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swooping View Post
    http://global.kyocera.com/news/2016/0702_nfid.html

    Tsuji is very close to cracking the culturing problem.
    I've been somewhat aware of his approach but hadn't yet seen anything not involving a mouse study.

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