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Nature volume 446, pages 2021 (01 March 2007) | Download Citation

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From a New Jersey beauty parlour to cutting-edge genetics by way of her own alopecia, Angela Christiano's life has all been tied up with hair. Helen Pearson meets a woman whose head is full of the stuff that covers it.

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