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7,000-Year-Old Human Bones Suggest New Date for Light-Skin Gene

Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, scientists, study, research, ancient, European man, skin, eye color, gene )

- 1942 days ago -
An ancient European hunter-gatherer man had dark skin and blue eyes, a new genetic analysis has revealed.


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Jonathan Harper (0)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 4:12 am

Nancy C (806)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 4:17 am
Fascinating...thanx! Amazing that the skeletons were found in 2006. Here's to research technology...

Jaime Alves (52)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 4:18 am
Noted, thanks.!

Kerrie G (116)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 5:00 am
Noted, thanks.

Dot A (180)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 7:27 am
Dietary explanations, - Yes, Giana, - you've added an interesting bit of information, which also contributes to the climate and sun exposure concepts previously understood. Everything has a root in reason. Thanks!

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 11:52 am
Fascinating! Thanks for posting

Bob P (394)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 1:18 pm
Thanks Giana

Roger G (148)
Tuesday January 28, 2014, 2:50 pm
noted, thanks
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