A new study explored the possibility of using hair strands to identify lifestyle secrets of criminals. Hair fibers were once considered vital in investigations however, DNA testing took the limelight away from the old forensic tool.
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal, in tandem with Nokia-owned Withings, has developed a new smart hairbrush that has the ability detect hair quality of the users and recommend the most suitable hair care routine for the users.
The monster tumor has a skull covering the 1.18-inch brain, which included a tiny version of a cerebellum and a mass that resembled a brain stem.
DNA has met its rival (or partner) in identifying individuals in crime scenes. Scientists have discovered a new and better way in identifying someone through sequencing proteins in an individual's hair.
Most wild horses have lost their unique wild Dun coats that are characterized by pale hair and zebra-like dark stripes. In a recent study, researchers investigate the genetics behind this unique skin pigmentation and why horses have evolved differently.
A new study revealed face mites – microscopic animals that live on our faces and in our hair – evolved along side humans. Moreover, people from different parts of the world host different mite lineages that follow families through generations.
Many species of blue tarantulas have evolved independently with the same coloration – a vibrant cobalt blue that is based in hairy nanostructures scientists believe could one day be replicated to improve smartphone and television screens.
Ever wonder how hairy animals keep themselves clean? You may be more familiar with the grooming techniques of household pets, but some animals use "renewable" cleaning strategies researchers hope to apply to keeping technology dust-free.
It can get pretty hot in the Sahara desert, one of the hottest terrestrial environments on Earth, so to stay cool silver ants use special hairs to survive, new research shows.
It might seem strange, but horse hair can actually reveal hidden clues of the animal's behavior and ecology, according to a new study.
Are you balding? How and where you are losing your hair could tell doctors how likely you are to develop prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Hair dressers, who are exposed to fresh hair dyes and perm on a daily basis, have been found to face a pair of dangerous carcinogens in their work. Experts are now calling for an investigation of common hair products, concerned about the possibility of overlooked carcinogens.