Posts tagged "human hair"

The Daily Squeeze: Hair, Syphilis, And How To Spend Your Mornings

Humans have the same amount of hair as gorillas and other primates, it's just virtually invisible. So why have we retained so much hair on our heads? "Human head hair, and its myriad of configurations in different human cultures, has been sexually selected for, in human evolution, as a mate-signaling device – perhaps the huma…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 13, 2008