Some articles on hair, hair texture:
... asserts that it was evolutionarily advantageous for pre-humans to retain the hair on their heads in order to protect the scalp as they walked upright in the intense African (equatorial) UV light ... also is very vulnerable at birth), was arguably a more urgent issue (axillary hair in the underarms and groin were also retained as signs of sexual maturity) ... Homo erectus began a transition from furry skin to the naked skin expressed by Homo sapiens, hair texture putatively changed gradually from straight hair (the condition ...
Famous quotes containing the words texture and/or hair:
“The verbal poetical texture of Shakespeare is the greatest the world has known, and is immensely superior to the structure of his plays as plays. With Shakespeare it is the metaphor that is the thing, not the play.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“Nobody is saying that these people do not ultimately cease to be. And
Sometimes their passings are even more painful than ours.
It is just that so often they live till their hair is white.
They make excellent corpses, among the expensive flowers. . . .”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)