Tag Archives: Human skin color

Vitamin D apparently has nothing to do with skin color

This article is a reminder¬†that in science, nothing is certain until you have evidence (even then, nothing is totally certain):¬†In human evolution, changes in skin’s barrier set northern Europeans apart — ScienceDaily. The popular idea that northern Europeans developed light … Continue reading

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Studies of a skin color gene across global populations reveal shared origins | Penn State University

All instances of a gene mutation that contributes to light skin color in Europeans came from the same chromosome of one person who most likely lived at least 10,000 years ago, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. via … Continue reading

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