A scientist's painful battle with balding drives her to find the genetic basis for hair loss. By Barry Yeoman Monday, February 20, After battling hair loss, Angela Christiano, a molecular geneticist at Columbia University, has a passionate interest in the genetic regulation of hair growth. More than genes are thought to influence the development of the hair follicle. Jesse Chehak On a Friday morning last June, Efrat Fadida threw a denim jacket over her white summer blouse and caught a ride with her father from the small Israeli town of Gedera east to Jerusalem. Walking into Hadassah University Medical Center, the year-old cut a striking figure:
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This list of bald female celebrities includes actresses, musicians, and models who have shaved their hair for film roles or to give their image a unique hard edge. The famous bald women on this list have made media waves upon shaving their heads, though not always for the same reasons. While Natalie Portman was lauded for her close-crop - which was filmed in real time for V for Vendetta - who can forget Britney Spears's legendary meltdown that left her looking like a cueball? Or maybe you don't think it was so bad. This list includes some of the most beautiful women in the world, those would would look great with any haircut. The best, however, have some of the most captivating eyes that hold their own on the blank canvas of a shorn head.