Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club (LFHCfS) Woman of the Year in beer breakthrough

Dr. Anne A. Madden, the 2015 Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club (LFHCfS) Woman of the Year, is part of the team that made a beer-related breakthrough in the study and manipulation of yeast. Dr. Madden is pictured here (in a photo by Lauren Nichols), examining yeast cultures: Dr. Madden will make a special appearance next week in the Twenty Fifth 1st […]

Makeover for the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS) site

Fashion news! We’re giving a makeover to the website for the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists™ (LFHCfS) and its conjoined clubs, The Luxuriant Former Hair Club for Scientists™ and The Luxuriant Facial Hair Club for Scientists™. LFHCfS began in 2001 with its first member (psychologist Steven Pinker), and became so popular that it quickly grew beyond the bounds of […]

Happy New Year from the luxuriant-haired Prof. Kumar

Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS) member Arunachalam Kumar sent us a New Year’s greeting in the form of this YouTube video: The video comes with the caption “Ambidextrous anatomist Prof. Arunachalam Kumar of Nitte University, Mangalore India, lecturing to medical students.” Dr. Kumar is a colorful character. Among his many innovations: the “Black Toe” for […]

Genetics & the hair of Steven Pinker, LFHCfS

The Pharyngula blog discusses genetics and its relation to LFHCfS member Steven Pinker: Steve Pinker examined his own genome, and discovered that his genes said he was predisposed to be red-haired and at high risk for baldness. If you’ve seen Steve Pinker [and if you haven’t you can remedy that by watching the video here], you […]

Joanne Manaster joins LFHCfS

Joanne Manaster has joined the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS), a conjoined-twin organization to the Luxuriant Former Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS). She says: I am a bioengineering instructor at the University of Illinois-Urbana. I am also involved in practically nauseating amounts of science outreach at every level. My personal website Lovely Scientist […]