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Posts tagged hair

April 8, 2008

 

Man shaving his face

A Close Shave

Is shaving cream really necessary, and if so, how does it work? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 12, 2007

 

Big scar down head

Growing Hair on Scars

Got scars? As you've no doubt noticed, scar tissue is distinct from normal skin. It's more taut, and it's hairless. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 2, 2007

 

Close up of ear

Your Ear’s Internal Amplifier

You probably imagine that your ears are rather passive, but they can play a surprisingly active role too. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 23, 2005

 

Split Ends

Split ends are a common enough hair complaint, but do you know what precisely is splitting, and how, and why? In order to answer these questions and more, a quick hair anatomy lesson. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

Bad Hair? Check Your Genes

There's a good chance that hair patterns are determined by our genes.

June 1, 2004

 

chin

Whiskers On Women?

Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?

September 27, 2003

 

Skin Heads and Thicker Hair

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

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