Quote: Roman York has multiple people probably from North Africa, but even more people who are of “black/mixed race” ancestry (11-51%). –Dr. Caitlin Green The 1,800-year-old face of ‘Beachy Head Lady’ is revealed for the first time thanks to 3D scanning. Unusually Beachy Head Lady is from sub-Saharan Africa which was outside of the Roman […]Read More
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The science of skin color
When ultraviolet sunlight hits our skin, it affects each of us differently. Depending on skin color, it’ll take only minutes of exposure to turn one person beetroot-pink, while another requires hours to experience the slightest change. Brazilin Model: Vanessa Fonseca What’s to account for that difference, and how did our skin come to take on […]Read More
The World’s Most Common Eye Color Is Brown
1-Eyes are thought to have first developed in animals, in a very basic form, around 550 million years ago. 2-The world’s most common eye colour is brown. 3-Your eye is the fastest muscle in your body – hence why when something happens quickly, we say ‘in the blink of an eye! 4-You see with your […]Read More
Europeans had dark skin, blue eyes 7,000 years ago, according to science.
According to researchers, this particular ancient man had a combination of African and European genes that led to dark skin and light eyes. Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes … Sunlight changes Many scientists have believed that lighter skin gradually arose in Europeans starting around 40,000 years ago, soon after people left […]Read More