March 23, 2004      Share

Scientists have figured out how to use stem cells
to make bald mice grow hair, which they say could ultimately
lead to a similar treatment for people.
So of course, we wondered about:

The Top 9 Effects of Using
Mouse Stem Cells to Cure Baldness

9> The new hair is great, but those beady little red eyeballs…
not so much.

8> The cute little whiskers are a bonus!

7> Five-year-olds mob you every time you go to Disneyland.

6> When you run your hand over your scalp, your cursor moves.

5> Every time you pet your cat, your part skitters down your

4> Let’s just say it gives a whole new meaning to the phrase
“squeaky clean.”

3> You can’t stand to watch “Flowers for Algernon.”

2> You’ve developed a powerful hankerin’ for Roquefort.

and the Number 1 Effect of Using Mouse Stem Cells to Cure
1> Your ability to scurry just went up 20%.



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Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Brad Wilkerson, Mesa, AZ — 1, 7
Mary Ann McDonald, Sacramento, CA — 2, RU list name
Chuck Schultz, Eastaboga, AL — 2, 4, 5 (Hat trick!)
J. Amila, Chicago, IL — 2, 3
Joel Baskin, Brighton, MA — 5
Kevin van Houten, The Colony, TX — 5
Kim Walker-Daniels, Sun Prairie, WI — 6, 9
William Prune Wickart, Danish Falls, MN — 7
Mel Clark, Kalamazoo, MI — 7, 8
Farley Mowat, Northwest Territory, Canada — Banner Tag
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