hair

  • A new study looks into the genetics behind unibrows and other hairy facial features.  Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images
    March 3, 2016   BY  

    Sometimes it seems like hair does everything except what you want it to do. A new study of the genes behind balding, hair curliness and other hair conditions could help explain why hair sometimes sprouts between our eyebrows, turns gray, thins in a pattern, or grows on our chins. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2008   BY  

    Scientists have mapped out much of the genetic code of the extinct woolly mammoth, opening the door to the possibility of recreating the animal and perhaps other extinct species within the next 20 years. Continue reading