Blond Hair of Melanesians Evolved Differently Than Those of Europeans

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A new study of the people from the Solomon Islands in Melanesia, a group of islands northeast of Australia, has shown that blond hair evolved differently, genetically speaking, than in Europeans. About 5-10% of the people in Melanesia have naturally blond hair, which is the highest prevalence outside of Europe.

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1 Response to “Blond Hair of Melanesians Evolved Differently Than Those of Europeans”


  1. 1 Adam Benton May 8, 2012 at 17:12

    I just saw this paper today. It certainly looks interesting.


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