Riddle of Solomon solved: Scientists find South Sea islanders’ blond hair didn’t come from Europeans, but evolved separately

  • Many assumed blonde hair came from Europeans
  • ‘Homegrown’ gene actually evolved separately
  • 5-10% of population have distinctive blond gene
  • Islanders believed blond hair came from the sun, or a diet rich in fish

 

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A genetic study has found that the islanders have a ‘homegrown’ gene that gives them blond hair – and it’s different from the one in Europeans

 

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2139462/Riddle-Solomon-solved-Scientists-South-Sea-islanders-blond-hair-didnt-come-Europeans-evolved-separately.html#ixzz4W9E5UyOT

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