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.
There's a good chance that hair patterns are determined by our genes.
Do you know women who are self-conscious about whiskers?
The main difference between hair and fur is where it grows, not what it’s made of. Hair length is a trait that’s specific both to you as an individual, and to your species.
After a clean shave, does your hair grow back thicker than the time before? Find out on this Moment of Science.
After death, the body begins to dry out as water evaporates from the skin. The skin of a corpse shrinks as a result, and the hair, nails and teeth may appear to lengthen as the skin draws back.