On average, your scalp hair grows by 0.35 to 0.45 millimeters a day or half an inch per month.
This may explain why some people experience premature hair graying.
Women have lighter hair then men, on average — and researchers can now know what your hair color is after a simple DNA sample.
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Even the tiniest DNA changes could have a crucial impact on our genome,
That soft, mushy mass on your scalp is stronger than you think.
It could be a game-changer for law enforcement.
You just can’t brush off this technology.
Dandruff is the most common scalp condition, yet we know surprisingly little about it.
Goosebumps are strange. We get goosebumps when we’re cold, when we’re afraid, and sometimes when we’re really excited – three very differen
Creating artificial skin may sound weird, but it can be extremely useful (or even life saving) for people who suffered from burns or any type of similar accident; it is also useful for testing drugs or cosmetic products. Skin transplants are a growing need, and many teams from across the world hope to one day be able to create artificial
Among evidence analyzed during a rape-related crime investigation, one of the best clues that might incriminate a suspect are pubic hair samples. But because these hairs most often than not are missing their roots, it’s very difficult if not impossible to make a conclusive DNA analysis. Silvana Tridico, a forensic biologist at Murdoch University in Perth may have a found a
An ancient Egyptian woman who lived 3300 years ago was found to have no less than 70 hair extensions. This incredibly elaborate hairstyle was probably made especially for her resting place. Interestingly enough, she wasn’t mummified, her body was simply wrapped in a mat, said Jolanda Bos, an archaeologist working on the Amarna Project. “Whether or not the woman had her
Anti-baldness treatments available today work by stimulating hair follicle health or slow down hair loss. There is no available method that promotes the growth of new hair, however. You might have heard of hair transplants, but this typically involves transplanting hair from another area of the hair, like the back of the head, to the bald area of the head