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Scientists Discover Over 100 New Genes That Are Responsible For Hair Color

Dozens of new genes were discovered, giving scientists an idea of how hair color is determined. Before the discovery, scientists only knew about the existence of 13 genes that determine hair color.

Biotech April 18, 2018

Could Redheads Hold The Secret To Youth? Scientists Find A Ginger Gene To Staying Young

Researchers have found that the gene responsible for red hair also makes people appear younger than they truly are. Could redheads be holding the secret to eternal youth?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2016

Dumb Blonde Stereotype Is Wrong: Study Finds No Link Between Hair Color And Intelligence

What do you call a blonde who dyes her hair red? Artificial intelligence. Researchers debunked one of the world's longest and most popular joke and stereotype: blondes are not dumb.

Life March 23, 2016

Blonde or brunette: Single DNA letter change determines hair color

It only takes one single letter change in human DNA to turn brunettes into blondes. However, the change only affects hair color and almost nothing else.

June 3, 2014

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