Tightly Coiled

Some articles on tightly coiled, coiled:

Evolution - Texture - Curly Hair
... tightly coiled) to straight hair (the condition of most mammals, including humanity's closest cousins—chimpanzees) This argument is based on the principle that curly ... when kinked or sharply curved or coiled) ... By contrast, some believe that tightly coiled hair that grows into a typical Afro-like formation would have greatly reduced the ability of the head and brain to cool ...
Evolution Of Hair - Evolution - Texture - Curly Hair
... tightly coiled) ... hair impedes the passage of UV light into the body relative to straight hair (thus curly or coiled hair would be particularly advantageous for light-skinned ... function as effectively when kinked or sharply curved or coiled) ...
... group is that, similar to contemporary Africans, they expressed deep dark brown skin and black, tightly coiled, natural afro-hair (as opposed to the black, wavy ... to curly, the idea that the first modern humans expressed tightly coiled hair runs counter to the intuition that straight/wavy or curly hair was also the ... extreme rarity of straight/wavy or even curly hair in contemporary sub-Saharan Africa in favor of tightly coiled Afro-hair suggests that, long before the development of our species (Homo ...

Famous quotes containing the words coiled and/or tightly:

    Now remember courage, go to the door,
    Open it and see whether coiled on the bed
    Or cringing by the wall, a savage beast
    Maybe with golden hair, with deep eyes
    Like a bearded spider on a sunlit floor
    Will snarl—and man can never be alone.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Shackled heart, free spirit.—Whoever binds his heart tightly and imprisons it may indulge his spirit in many liberties: I have already said that once. But no one believes me unless he already knows.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)