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    Silly ScotlandsDNA story on ginger genes and climate change

    Alistair Moffat, the Managing Director of ScotlandsDNA/BritainsDNA, is in the news again but unfortunately for all the wrong reasons. Adam Rutherford has written a good article debunking the latest silly story in The Guardian:

    http://www.theguardian.com/commentis...ience-red-hair

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    This hoax was originally intended to make blonde people feel special .

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    Interesting theory that red hair exists could have been the natural equivalent of a day-glo vest so that people could be spotted in low light levels.

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    Very interesting thanks for sharing.


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