I'm a Freak of Nature (Literally)

New research shows that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. A team at the University of Copenhagen have tracked down a genetic mutation which took place 6-10,000 years ago and is the cause of the eye colour of all blue-eyed humans alive on the planet today.

Apparently, our ancestors all had brown eyes... So people with brown eyes are normal.

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110100101109 years ago
i found the following pic in a place we have been with the school that kid in the pic has some shocking feral look currently trying to create manga version with the same efect - without much success
Ah, yes, the famous Afghan refugee...
Wait, kelseymh already pointed that out...oh wells.
It's a cover photo from National Geographic. Look it up.
Goodhart9 years ago
I had blue eyes, a deep blue, but years of hiding in the dark, away from the sun which burns my skin, my eyes have become a bit grayer (age might have something to do with that, and maybe diet :-) Now they look a much lighter blue-gray then they have ever looked. My eyes have grayed before the hairs on my head....though my beard comes out pretty gray now...
Kiteman9 years ago
Just one more thing to make my life difficult... It's hard enough getting the idea of recessive and dominant alleles across as it is, now I have to tell my pupils that they're mutants? And what about me? My eyes change colour during the day, occasionally with mood, but often fairly randomly - mainly between shades of brown and green, but occasionally as far as dark blue.
gmoon Kiteman9 years ago
now I have to tell my pupils that they're mutants?

Shouldn't you be telling your irises instead? sorry but I couldn't stop myself.
Kiteman gmoon9 years ago
Sorry, Kiteman can't come to the keyboard right now - he's too busy holding his head in his hands...
How do you type really small..ly?
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