Tuesday 30 December 2008

European Neanderthals had ginger hair and freckles

An interesting, though gingerism-free article from The Telegraph:

In a major breakthrough, Spanish scientists have discovered the blood group and two other genes of the early humans who lived 43,000 ago.

After analysing the fossil bones found in a cave in north-west Spain, the experts concluded they had human blood group "O" and were genetically more likely to be fair skinned, perhaps even with freckles, have red or ginger hair and could talk.

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