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  • Hair Plucking Could Treat Baldness

    Hair Plucking Could Treat Baldness0

    Plucking sends out a signal by quorum sensing which leads to a surge of hair re-growth. Have you ever pulled an annoying grey hair out? You probably noticed lots of grey hair appearing in the same place after a few days. Well, scientists believe this is not only true for grey hair, but also for

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  • Time-lapse Video Of Developing Depression And Trichotillomania

    Time-lapse Video Of Developing Depression And Trichotillomania0

    6.5 years in 4 minutes: young women dealing with hair loss condition. If you thought you needed to take it easy with the selfies, this young woman took 2100 over 6.5 years. You watch Rebecca as a young 14 year old go through not only the trials and tribulations of adolescent life, but also through the

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  • Finally Solved: Why Zebra’s Have Black And White Stripes

    Finally Solved: Why Zebra’s Have Black And White Stripes2

    Researchers solve the mystery of the zebra coat hair. Zebra- striped accessories, zebra crossings, zebrawood: zebra coat is peculiar and well known all over the world. Yet, the origin of zebra stripes has long been a mystery: in over a century, scientists developed various hypotheses. Social factors, cooling mechanisms and camouflage against predators, were proposed

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  • Afro-American Women Don’t Exercise Because it Ruins Their Hairdo: Research

    Afro-American Women Don’t Exercise Because it Ruins Their Hairdo: Research0

    Why do so many African-American women cope with weight problems? It’s a big health issue that has been puzzling doctors for decades. Now a possible answer popped up: The ladies don’t want to ruin their hairstyle. The discovery was made by dermatologists in North Carolina that help people with skin issues. They wondered why so many

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  • Are Redheads Going Extinct?

    Are Redheads Going Extinct?0

    The story of “redhead extinction”, saying that gingers would eventually become extinct has gone around the Internet. But actually, it’s not true. The theory is based on the erroneous assumption that recessive genes, like the one for red hair, can “die out.” Red hair may remain rare, but as long as people carry the gene,

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  • Does Shaving Make Hair Grow Back Faster, Thicker and Darker?

    Does Shaving Make Hair Grow Back Faster, Thicker and Darker?0

    Whether it’s a beard, armpit hair or hair in the bikini zone, most people want to get rid of it. And compared to methods such as waxing or hair lasering, shaving is definitely the easiest, cheapest and least painful way to remove body hair. But what about all these stories saying that shaving makes your

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