By Callie Caplan
The University of Maryland’s softball team endured two more losses in a second double-header in the Citrus Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. after dropping their first two games of the weekend on Friday. 666 more words
.Red heads need more anaesthesia.
Studies by scientists have proven that redheads require up to 20% more anaesthesia when undergoing operations.There are reports of people with red hair waking up during surgery,being able to recollect the surgery or feeling pain during the surgery.Hmm what does every red head have that everyone else doesn’t.Oh ya the MC1R GENE!One theory is the gene interacts with molecules that include endorphins.One of the endorphins main role is pain relief.The word endorphin stands for 50 more words
3.Red heads are mutants.
Jean grey from X-men anyone?Now we don’t actually have superpowers…..yet.The reason for our red hair is because of a mutated gene called MC1R.This gene is believed to have appeared around 50,000 years ago.It is located in the cell membrane and is also known as melancortin 1 receptor.The red colour itself comes from the pigment pheolmelanin.A mutated MC1R caused more pheolmelanin to be released and redheads were born.The mutated gene is also why we have such pale skin.It released less of the eumelanin pigment and more of the phaeomelanin pigment.The light skin lets more light through and produce more vitamin D.This helps prevent rickets.So be happy.If people are dissing your hair colour know that you ‘are the next in the chain of human evolution’ and can probably move things with your mind or something amazing like that…..just like me.