Get physical with Amanda Smith on ABC Radio National's The Body Sphere. It's a program about the human form and the way we use it as we create and compete, care and abuse, display and hide. Published every Sunday.
Why do humans have much less body hair than other primates? Then again, if we really were naked apes, the body hair removal industry wouldn’t be booming and no-one would bother getting more and more parts or their bodies shaved, plucked, waxed and lasered.