McDonald’s french fries might lead to a cure for baldness. No, not by eating them.
Researchers at Japan’s Yokohama National University used a chemical found in the fries to grow hair follicles on mice, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Biomaterials.
The study focuses on the large-scale transportation of hair follicles to areas where there is no hair. Researchers used dimethylpolysiloxane as part of an “oxygen permeable” solution to prepare 5,000 hair follicle germs.
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