Ancient Skin and Haircare

Ancient Skin and Haircare

Ancient Skin and Haircare By Hannah Ludlow, Student Research Assistant   Introducing the Integumentary System The largest organ of the body is skin, and it is our first line of defense against the elements. Skin is part of the integumentary system, which also...
How Paper Happened

How Paper Happened

How Paper Happened By Hannah Ludlow The Origin of Paper Paper as we know it originated in China a little over 2,000 years ago. The pulp of fibrous plants such as rattan, hemp, bamboo, rice straw, and mulberry were dried in thin sheets, creating paper. Paper technology...
How Cheese Happened

How Cheese Happened

How Cheese Happened By Hannah Ludlow Mozzarella, gouda, Brie, provolone, pepper jack, camembert, and queso blanco are among hundreds of cheeses found worldwide are made and enjoyed every day. The rate at which we eat cheese is astonishing. In 2019 alone, the European...
How Stuff Happened: Makeup

How Stuff Happened: Makeup

How Stuff Happened: Makeup By Hannah Ludlow Every morning, countless people get ready for the day by applying thick, waxy paste very close to their eyes. This application has the effect of making eyelashes appear denser and longer- something many consider beautiful....