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Posts tagged follicle

April 18, 2014

 

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Thicker Hair After Shaving?

After a clean shave, does your hair grow back thicker than the time before? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 19, 2013

 

A hair stylist works to achieve a perfect head of curls.

The Cause Of Curls

Want a new ’do? Your hair follicles are formidable foes.

July 27, 2012

 

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The Long And Short Of Hair

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair! How is the hair on your head able to grow much longer than other hair?

December 9, 2010

 

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Don’t Worry, You’re Not Going Bald. You’re Just Losing Your Hair!

Do you notice the hairs in the bathtub or on your comb? Relax, you should not worry!

June 11, 2007

 

cat with long white whiskers

Why Whiskers?

Sure your cat's whiskers are cute but do they serve a more practical purpose?

September 27, 2003

 

Hairs in the Bathtub

If you find hairs in the bathtub after a shower or you find hairs stuck in your comb, don’t worry; you’re not necessarily going bald. And yet if you kept track of all the hairs you found over a period of a few years, it would seem that what’s left on top must be getting thinner.

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