Science

How does hair get its color?

Estimated reading time: 7 mins (1295 words)   Have you ever gotten into a debate about someone's hair color? "Remember that blonde?" "Which blonde? You mean, Jessie? Her hair is light brown"  "No, it's clearly dark blonde"  "You need to get your eyes checked, that's light brown"  /end scene Same goes for dark brown to… Continue reading How does hair get its color?

Science

Surprise! Africans are not all the same! (Or why we need diversity in science)

Estimated reading time: 12 mins (2250 words) Last week, a research article was published on skin color variation within Africa. READ IT! It is great, well-written, and has amazing figures! I would actually show you some of those figures if I wasn't terrified of publishers coming after me for copyright infringement (look, I'm trying to… Continue reading Surprise! Africans are not all the same! (Or why we need diversity in science)