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(of hair) a tendency to curl

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Researcher Pedro Reis said: "It characterises all the different degrees of curliness of a hair and describes how the properties of the curl change along the length.
But it characterizes all the different degrees of curliness of a hair and describes mathematically how the properties of the curl change along the arc length of a hair, he said.
phenotypes such as hair curliness" are "examples of tests not
The award-winning work, Shape of a Ponytail and the Statistical Physics of Hair Fibre Bundles, centred around a new Ponytail Shape Equation, which took account of the stiffness of the hairs, the effects of gravity and the presence of the random curliness in human hair to model how a ponytail is likely to shape.
UNIVERSITY of Warwick physicists are trying to understand the curliness of human hair and are developing a mathematical theory to explain a ponytail's shape.
Because of its high ellipticity and high degree of curliness, hair of African origin has a tendency to be more damaged than other types of hair (Fig.
They were grouped into 'Semang' and 'Sakai', categorisation based on their physical stature, the colour of their skin, and the straightness or curliness of their hair.
The uncertainty of using physical characteristics as a basis for determining ancestry was clearly revealed as the lawyers questioned witnesses about their ideas of what constituted a "mixed blood." Witnesses were understandably uncertain about exactly how people of mixed descent "looked different." How could they determine the curliness of hair that was kept "down smooth" with oil or grease, or was matted?