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Hair follicles

Hair follicle

(Science: dermatology) a tube-like opening in the epidermis where the hair shaft develops and into which the sebaceous glands open


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Theory 2) At one point, humans will probably stop growing body hair because of an evolutionary mechanism that will influence mutation and cause our offspring to not have hair follicles, because they are not necessary or helpful anymore. Point 1: Mutations are ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?
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Views: 1380

Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?

... so I'm going to ask it again in a different way. Humans don't need body hair anymore, because we've created clothes, which are a better way to control ... that will influence mutation and cause our offspring to not have hair follicles, because they are not necessary or helpful anymore. Which one ...

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by jplr
Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?
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Views: 1380

Re: recessive traits

... clarify: it isassumed that the first person is heterozygote with black hair as the dominant gene. The question is regarding the first person's recessive ... in a much more detailed way. Say, the dominant allele for block hair follicles is B. Since you said that the first person is a heterozygote, ...

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by sapien
Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:38 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: recessive traits
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Views: 5121

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... some of it also. Are you indoors more than you were as a kid, so the hair is not being lightened by the sun? (Since most of us are indoors for ... since you are no longer growing and can give the nutrients to the hair follicles. What do you mean i'm no longer growing? how old do u think i am? ...

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by TheVirus
Thu Nov 19, 2009 11:48 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Changing hair colour
Replies: 6
Views: 3087

Changing hair colour

... some of it also. Are you indoors more than you were as a kid, so the hair is not being lightened by the sun? (Since most of us are indoors for ... since you are no longer growing and can give the nutrients to the hair follicles. Unfortunately I seem to be following the genetics on the maternal ...

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by kolean
Thu Nov 19, 2009 12:10 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Changing hair colour
Replies: 6
Views: 3087
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