Artificial Hair

We are of course not as hairy as chimps, but humans do have hair on most of their body parts except palms and feet soles. Human hair filament is made of protein named keratin, which grows out of hair follicles present on the scalp and other body parts. These may not be as dense as … Continue reading Artificial Hair

Polymers with Hidden Length !

I came across one concept of 'Polymers with Hidden Length', which triggered curiosity in me to understand it further. To my surprise, this is not a new phenomenon but one with which we all are living for years and is apparently observed in bones, spider silk, abalone shells, diatoms etc. Literature defines this 'Hidden Length' … Continue reading Polymers with Hidden Length !