Science: Woman and Heat

As advertisers well know, women buy far more body deodorants than men do. Yet it is equally well known that, while women merely glow, the same occasions put men in a downright sweat. This damp fact has been experimentally confirmed by Dr. James Daniel Hardy and his co-workers at Manhattan's Russell Sage Institute of Pathology. Last week they announced their findings—appropriately enough, at a symposium of temperature held by the American Institute of Physics.

Testing normal men and women in a hotbox, the Hardy crew found that the women did not begin to perspire until the temperature of their skins was two...

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