Researchers have linked variants in three genes to 'uncombable hair syndrome,' as they report in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

The rare syndrome, which affects young children, is marked by dry, frizzy, and, typically, fair hair that can't be combed flat. By adulthood, though, the hair of people with the syndrome becomes more manageable.

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