All spiders are hairy - like us. Spider hairs are part of the hard outer cuticle the spider's 'skin'. Unlike us, spiders use their hairs which are often greatly modified to perform an amazing variety of tasks - for sensing their world, in courtship displays, for moving around, and in defence and prey capture.
Tweeze, shave, chemical cream, wax or electro-zap: Humans have come up with a pharmacy's worth of ways to deforest their bodies of natural hair. Yet, to evolutionary biologists, humans are amazing not because they have so much hair, but because they have so little. Whereas our ancestors once sported full-fur suits, Homo sapiens today are almost embarrassingly naked.
There are several types of leukaemia. Hairy cell leukaemia HCL is a rare type of chronic leukaemia. When doctors look at the cells under a microscope, they have hair-like outgrowths on their surfaces.
Big hearted, down-to-earth cooks with a love of good food, Si and Dave have been cooking together for more than 20 years. They have created haute cuisine dishes with Michelin-starred chefs and travelled the world in the pursuit of great food. The cooks will be joined by friends and legendary rockers, Thunder, on what promises to be a special show.
Women are raising money for charity by growing their hair in what is being dubbed 'Janu-hairy'. You've probably heard of Movember - when men spend the month of November growing impressive moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues. Well now women are getting involved in some charitable hair growth as part of a new initiative sweeping the internet to raise awareness of body positivity and raise money for charity Body Gossip.
The question of hair in general has always intrigued me, well, truthfully, it has often grossed me out, quite frankly. I come from a rather large family with one older brother and younger twin sisters. We all shared one bathroom growing up and I was disgusted when I took a shower after my sisters, who have very long hair.
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Like many physical traits, the amount of hair on the buttocks varies from person to person. For the most part, hair on the buttocks is more of a cosmetic feature than a medical one. Your genes determine how much body hair you have, as well as what kind of hair you have, such as color and texture.