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December 30, 2016

 

A close-up photo on feathers going many different directions

The Link Between Fur, Feather And Scales

Embryonic studies can reveal the similarities between animals that seem very different.

December 14, 2016

 

A close up image of a Red Panda's face. It shows the different textured fur on its face, as well as its whiskers.

Hair, Fur, Quills, And Scales

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

August 9, 2016

 

Four fingers, wrinkled from water immersion

Growing Skin, in the Lab

Compared to other organs, skin may seem kind of simple and boring. But it's actually pretty complex.

November 13, 2015

 

bearded lady

Whiskers on Women?

For many women, growing older means growing a few whiskers.

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.

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

 

lamb

Why You Can’t Bleach Sheep

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

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