December 1-8 2012 Issue 3786

by Listener Archive / 24 November, 2012
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Can science cure baldness?</h4>

COVER STORY
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.

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