Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Bad Hair Day
A recent study of individual hair strands under an electron microscope and an atomic force microscope revealed hair's primary enemy is friction. So says Bharat Bhushan, an Ohio State University mechanical engineering professor who conducted the study published in the current journal Ultramicroscopy.
You can read about the fascinating science of hair in Discovery News here .
A better understanding of the microstructure of hair will spur scientific advances that will lead to fewer bad frizzy hair days in future.
That bodes well for these guys: