There are a bunch of myths out there about redheads: Are they really going extinct? Are they more prone to develop cancer? Trace has all those answers and more. Read More: Simultaneous purifying selection on the ancestral MC1R allele and positive selection on the melanoma-risk allele V60L in South Europeans http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/12/molbev.mst158.abstract "In humans, the geographical apportionment of the coding diversity of the pigmentary locus MC1R is, unusually, higher in Eurasians than in Africans." Are redheads going extinct? http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/genetic/redhead-extinction.htm "In August 2007, many news organizations reported that redheads or "gingers," as our British and Australian friends call them, would eventually become extinct." MC1R http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/MC1R "The MC1R gene provides instructions for making a protein called the melanocortin 1 receptor. This receptor plays an important role in normal pigmentation." Why Redheads Are at Higher Risk for Melanoma http://www.livescience.com/39094-redhead-health-risks.html "The same genetic mutation that leads to red hair and fair skin may put redheads at risk for skin cancer, a new study suggests." Redheads may be at higher risk of melanoma even without sun http://articles.latimes.com/2012/oct/31/science/la-sci-red-hair-melamona-20121101 "A study on mice suggests that pheomelanin pigment, which gives rise to red hair, is itself a potential trigger for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer." Why Surgeons Dread Redheads http://healthland.time.com/2010/12/10/why-surgeons-dread-red-heads/ "As the authors of a recent study published in BMJ attest, society's red-haired members don't always get a fair shake. Hoary stereotypes, such as the idea that redheads are also hot heads, are mixed together with actual physiological differences — such as a heightened sensitivity to pain. Now science is getting a better understanding of redheaded physiology than ever before." 'Ginger gene' developed after humans moved to colder climate 50,000 years ago http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10319859/Ginger-gene-developed-after-humans-moved-to-colder-climate-50000-years-ago.html "Fair skin and red hair first appeared around the time people settled in Europe and still remains a dominant gene in southern Europeans today, even if they become tanned." Check out more about the ginger gene on I F#!&king Love Science: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfAKoV6DaP4 Watch More: Is Anorexia Genetic?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWHqDlDDYo0 Changing Your Genes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5DU9lgbsSE What Are Sea Monkeys?: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AZJRpj3KHA ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
AgBuzzchat 29: I’m a redhead and I have like a Thousand freckles
Lýnn: To me, they look the same. Red hair pale skin blue eyes and freckels.. just basic
ZEPAR: Lol just reading the comments of everyone lol I'm a ginger and I haven't met a lot of gingers like myself the only 2 i know is my sister and an old friend of mine I wish I could meet more people that are gingers
Keeley Brown: I don't know, I may be soul-less. all of my freckles are the souls of my enemies btw...
Basically Anything: I have red hair and blue eyes and one thing I did know is that we have less melonam.
Unravel Is A Great Song: So, my hair is red cuz I’m a mutation??? BOII IMMA SUPERHUMAN BOIIII
boss unicorn: I guess i have stolen a lot of souls then
Gabrielle Cooper: How many other people with red hair hate being called: Wendy from wendys , a Redhead, a Ginger or any other stereotype name.
Adam Pyke: my daughter is
Mahdi Medd: I have red hair
Emily Dunn: I am a red head
Mary at Sea Level: so africans got to europe and then turned into redheads eh?.. sounds plausible if you live in a dreamworld!
Jannon 101: Only my dad has red hair my mom has like a brownish color so not both parents have to have it
Lily Kleinschmit: I’m here sending some support to those who need it. This is something that’s very important to me. I’ve also been saying this quote a lot to help me. “ It’s ok to feel sad sometimes, but it’s not ok to beat yourself up for feeling sad.” Remember you matter, and only deserve the best in life. Never forget that. I’m always here for you, so let me know how you feel: http://aminoapps.com/p/q9mhlq https://www.befrienders.org/how-to-support-someone-who-self-harms https://youtu.be/G0zZeb4WZx https://youtu.be/mxmGVo1Bp-Y
Hope this helps
nixie rodgers: lifts hand*
Angela Dewey: Why do you call us they
Madison Mayger: Im a red head! ^^
Robbie Jr: I have red hair cause of my great grandfather from spain.
Bishal Rajput: Redhead are beautiful.
Aveo: 2005 I was born im a red head 😄😄
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