Scientists have debunked the myth that head lice prefer to gravitate towards a nappy dirty head of hair.
Dead wrong, says scientists.
After about 50 years of research and probably 3.9 billion dollars in grants, they have all deciphered that Lice, in fact, prefer a nicely washed clean head of hair.
How do they know this after 142 years?
They finally swallowed their pride and asked them.