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Posts tagged hair

August 5, 2014

 

Lounging cat aims whiskers up in the air

Why Cats Have Whiskers

Whiskers help our feline friends navigate their environment and sense potential dangers.

April 18, 2014

 

A safety razor against a white background

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.

August 1, 2013

 

cat staring at the camera on a pink blanket

What Is The Difference Between Hair And Fur?

The main difference between hair and fur is where it grows, not what it's made of.

July 3, 2013

 

zombie on a zombie walk

A Tale Of The Supernatural

Have you ever heard that after people die, their fingernails, hair and teeth continue to grow? Today's program explores the truth behind this supernatural tale.

February 26, 2013

 

golden spiny mice

Tissue Regeneration In The African Spiny Mouse

Today's A Moment of Science is about a creature who lends a whole new meaning to the phrase.

June 20, 2011

 

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Why You Can’t Bleach Sheep

Why is it okay to bleach cotton cloth, but not wool?

March 23, 2011

 

bellybutton

What Is Bellybutton Lint?

Do you ever find little fluffs of lint trapped in your bellybutton? What is that stuff, and where does it come from?

February 17, 2011

 

chemotherapy

Cancer Cells And Chemotherapy

Learn about how chemotherapy drugs work to fight cancer.

December 9, 2010

 

Hair brush on a white background

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!

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