Could 3D printed hair follicles help with hair loss?
Hair follicles created by a process similar to 3D printing could one day be used as implants, L'Oreal has said.
The cosmetics firm is partnering with a French bio-printing company called Poietis, which has developed a form of laser printing for cell-based objects.
Hair follicles have not been created this way before and the firms expect it will take at least three years to adapt the process.
However, one hair loss charity said it was too early "to be getting excited".
L'Oreal already uses 3D printed skin in its product research.
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