The average human has more than 100,000 hairs on their head, and no two are the same. Every individual hair has its own distinct properties, resulting in a wide range of hair types and prompting endless questions. Why does hair curl? Which hair type is the strongest? How can these answers lead to more curated hair care? These questions can be investigated through understanding what mechanical processes cause a curled hair fiber and exploring the differences between the mechanical properties of straight and curly hair.Read More
Deer Science, what’s changing my antlers and why are they important to you?
A deer is a mammal that is recognizable by the majority of people. Typically, the male deer or buck has the unique attribute of antlers. Antlers are made up of bone that develops, grows, and falls off each year.Continue reading “Deer Science, what’s changing my antlers and why are they important to you?”
Growth under Pressure, forces working to constrain size
Allometry and different constraints on the size of land and sea mammals are discussed in this video. A brief explanation of allometry as well as thermoregulation in sea mammals is described in the video.Continue reading “Growth under Pressure, forces working to constrain size”