The redhead gene is not becoming extinct. In August 2007, many news organizations reported that redheads would become extinct, possibly as early as 2060, due to the gene for red hair being recessive. Although redheads may become more rare, they will not die out unless everyone who carries the gene dies or fails to reproduce. This misconception has been around since at least 1865, and often resurfaces in American newspapers.

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The Viking-Irish Redhead Gene Myth

The Viking-Irish Redhead Gene Myth

His mother would also have to carry the redhead gene, just sayin'. >>> Very true.

His mother would also have to carry the redhead gene, just sayin'. *squints in thought*

Scientists confirm redhead gene evolved due to lack of sunlight | IrishCentral.com

How the redhead gene evolved due to lack of sunlight

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Scientists believe that the “ginger gene,” or allele,” showed up years ago after humans left Africa for colder climates. This gene made human’s skin lighter, as they were exposed to less vitamin D from the sun.

Literrata: The Viking-Irish Redhead Gene Myth

Coming up redheaded curates from the county Leitrim, rinsing empties and old man in the cellar.

Even if you're not a redhead, carrying the redhead gene may up your cancer risk

Even if you're not a redhead, carrying the redhead gene may up your cancer risk

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Even if you're not a redhead, carrying the redhead gene may up your cancer risk

Even if you're not a redhead, carrying the redhead gene may up your cancer risk

Redhead Gene, The Redhead, Health And Wellness Articles, Redheads, Cancer, Red Heads

Startling News: Redhead Gene Makes You Look Younger...another reason to love being a redhead.

Startling News: Redhead Gene Makes You Look Younger.another reason to love being a redhead.

A recent scientific study has discovered that simply having red hair and fair skin in your family may put you at an increased risk for melanoma. All you may need is to inherit a single copy of the gene for red hair to share the heightened cancer risk of your ginger relatives. This means that even without actually looking like a redhead you can be at risk just because you inherited a red hair gene from one of your parents. It turns out it’s the gene that's the risk factor, not just the mil...

Red Hair Genes and Melanoma: Understanding the Skin Cancer Risk from the

Are You Carrying the Redhead Gene?  by Marc Lallanilla  A British ancestry company, BritainsDNA, is now offering parents the chance to see if their children might inherit the so-called "ginger gene," the Telegraph reports. The test will scan each parent's DNA for signs of the so-called MC1R gene that causes redheadedness.

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Are You Carrying the Redhead Gene? :yep one out of my 4 kids!

Expert argues Vikings carried redhead gene to Scotland - Heritage - The Scotsman

Expert argues Vikings carried the redhead gene to Scotland. While most think of Vikings as blondes, this expert says it just isn't true.

The 2013 Ginger Pride Parade in Edinburgh. 'Scotland has the highest proportion of redheads; 13% of the population has red hair and approximately 40% carries the recessive redhead gene. Ireland has the second highest percentage; as many as 10% of the Irish population has red, auburn, or strawberry blond hair.'

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Scientist believe the "ginger gene" evolved 50,000 years ago when humans moved north from Africa to Europe

Scientists confirm redhead gene evolved due to lack of sunlight. They believe the "ginger gene" evolved years ago when humans moved north from Africa to Europe

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