December 1-8 2012 Issue 3786by Listener Archive
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Can science cure baldness?</h4>
Can science cure baldness? - latest research on keeping your hair
Science has come a long way since the days of egg-yolk massages, writes Bess Manson. So what are the options - and dangers - if you find you're losing your hair? Also in this issue, Diana Wichtel talks with comedian Russell Brand on live performance - his drug of choice; Douglas Lloyd Jenkins reports on this year's eye-boggling choices of men's underwear; and Rebecca Priestley speaks with synthetic chemist Margaret Brimble on cooking up potentially lifesaving compounds that has won her the country's top science award.
Should schools be selling chocolate to raise funds? The Health Minister says it's ok, but nutrition experts disagree.Read more
What’s on in Auckland: Crystal Castles, a design and architecture film festival and lots of other excellent events to put in your diaryRead more
As technology changes the way we do business, the effects are extending from the office to most parts of our lives – including how we keep in shape.Read more