hopes grow of curing baldness with 3d printer
Each of its cells is carefully fired in place using a laser, layer by layer.
This happens when the active follicles in the laboratory start to grow their hair.
L\'Oreal believes that this may herald the era of 3D printing of hair as a way to treat baldness;
Or at least improve our understanding of hair so that we can develop better treatments.
The cosmetics company partnered with French bioprinting company Poietis to try to print live human hair.
It is already possible to print the skin with a technique similar to 3D printing, but it can be printed with cells instead of plastic.