Re: interspecies hair transplants

From: Robert Coyote (
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 06:14:53 MST

I think I'd like silky black cat fur

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Subject: Re: interspecies hair transplants

: 2002.01.31 01:23:29, "Robert Coyote" <> wrote:
: >It might indeed. But it might also lead to very entertaining (or, to
: >appalling) new hair "styles." Young people, rather than dying their hair,
: >might have selected implants to give them multicolored heads of hair.
: >beyond that, if hair follicles are indeed immune-privileged sites, then
: >interspecies hair transplants might be possible and desired by the more
: >adventurous. Imagine a head of silky mink fur! Or how about an entire
: >of mink fur?
: screw that, i just want straight hair! the only thing i can do that is not
a total pain is
: braids/extensions... and i can't afford extensions right now, and my
hair's too long for
: braids. i hate living in such a conservative state, when the only things i
can do that look
: remotely non freakish are long hair (which will take another year or so)
in a ponytail or no
: hair (NO).
: as much as i might like a mink coat, i'd rather just get rid of my body
hair entirely...
: > 1.. Reynolds et al., "Trans-Gender Induction of Hair Follicles," Nature
: >402:33-34 (1999).
: and that title brings up an idea, too - transsexuals could get hair of the
proper sex
: implanted. (hell, i'm non-op and i'd love to have girls leg hair. just to
make shaving easier!)
: cheshire morgan. we all create life, some of us with wombs,
: some with smiles, some with patient hands.
: we are all gods, if we choose to be.
: -kitten.

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