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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Teasing out details of hair growth

10:33am, October 18, 2001

From the strength-giving locks of the biblical Samson to the elaborate updo of a

geisha and the neon, spiked styles of punk rockers, hair remains an important part

of a person's self-image and one of the most obvious forms of self-expression.

People may cut their hair, dye it, perm it, and style it. But unless they resort

to wigs and hair transplants, they are stuck with the quantity of hair that nature

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