29 Jan 2020

Yes, your kids are turning your hair grey

From Nine To Noon, 11:45 am on 29 January 2020
Women's thick curly gray hair roots. Age change. Going gray. Multicolored hair color

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Science commentator Siouxsie Wiles joins Kathryn to look at experiments in mice which has shown stress does result in grey fur, leading researchers to believe they've figured out how. University of Sydney researchers have used human stem cells to make pain-killing neurons that provide lasting relief in mice -without side effects - in a single treatment. And no, it's not snakeflu... a quick update on a recently published paper that suggests the new coronavirus may have come from snakes.

Associate Professor Dr Siouxsie Wiles is the head of Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland.