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From: Havelock Vetinari <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Skin Pigmentation (Was - Sarmatians-Alans-Ossetians)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 14:48:44 -0500
Actually, if the below articles are correct, red/blond hair may have
occurred due to natural selection since melanin was not necessary for
fighting pathogens in northern Europe (as red/blond hair is most
common in people with light skin color):
On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 19:15:22 -0600, ljcrain <> wrote:
> true, it would appear that red/blond hair occurred in
> Europe by random chance.
> Lucky accident. :-) Most people don't realize darker skinned persons are often Vitamin D deficient in the Northern regions.
> Janet Crain
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