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Are Gingers going Extinct?!?!

February 7, 2015 // 1 Comment

After discovering that he carried the ginger gene, Myles found out that he may be a member of a dying population… At least according to a Daily Mirror article, claiming that climate change could wipe the gingers off the face of the planet. The Gingers are Going Nowhere Gingers could become extinct due to climate change, experts warn Scotlands DNA “Olde Timey” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 [...]

The Gingers are Going Nowhere

July 12, 2014 // 16 Comments

There are a lot of redheads on my mum’s side of the family, and although I have dodged the ginger bullet and have been blessed with mousey brown hair, I was unfortunately hit by some stray shrapnel; and thus have pale skin, freckles, and a ginger beard. I have recently had myself genotyped (a process of determining differences in the genetic make-up using biological assays) to asses the damages of this stray shrapnel and the results came back as I had feared. I have a mutation in one of my [...]