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Tahira Reid, left, and Amy Marconnet, assistant professors of mechanical engineering at Purdue, with graduate student Jaesik Hahn (Purdue University image/Mark Simons)

Rather than studying hair according to ethnicity, researchers from Purdue University are categorizing hair by curl patterns and investigating the threshold at which each can tolerate heat styling. 

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