MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: what happens after hair has been singed?

Date: Fri Jun 2 13:41:38 2000
Posted by xia luu
Grade level: 10-12 School: silver creek high school
City: san jose State/Province: ca Country: usa
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 959967698.Bc

what happens to the chemistry of hair after it has been singed? most 
particularly, at the tip of the strand. when i looked at it under a wet-
mount slide, i noticed air bubbles around the singed hair. There were two 
types, direct heat and indirect heat. 

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