News tagged with human hair

Laying a fairytale to rest with human hair

A team of engineers from Imperial College London have developed a contraption made of human hair, enabling presenters from the world’s longest running children’s television program to test the theory behind a fairytale.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Other
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Hair color of unknown offenders is no longer a secret

The hair color of an unknown perpetrator who has committed a crime will soon no longer be a secret for forensic investigators. Erasmus MC scientists, in collaboration with their Polish colleagues, have discovered that DNA ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Genetics
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Scientists identify genetic cause for type of deafness

A team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a genetic cause of progressive hearing loss. The findings will help scientists better understand the nature of age-related decline in hearing and ...

dateSep 03, 2009 in Genetics
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New use for human hair

Agricultural crop production relies on composted waste materials and byproducts, such as animal manure, municipal solid waste composts, and sewage sludge, as a necessary nutrient source. Studies have shown that human hair, ...

dateDec 29, 2008 in Other
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