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DNA analysis of Cheddar Man reveals early Brits had darker skin

Gizmag - Thu 8 Feb 18

Groundbreaking DNA research has shone new light on the early origins of Britain's early settlers, reconstructing in unprecedented detail the face of Cheddar Man, the nation's oldest ...

DNA From 10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in Britain Reveals Man Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes

TIME - Wed 7 Feb 18

Scientists analyzed the 'Cheddar Man' found in 1903

Early Briton from 10,000 years ago had dark skin and blue eyes

Newscientist - Wed 7 Feb 18

A genetic analysis of Cheddar Man, one of the first people to settle in Britain after the last ice age, suggests that his skin was dark

Cheddar Man: DNA shows early Briton had dark skin

BBC News - Wed 7 Feb 18

Scientists finally put a face to Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest complete skeleton from 10,000 years ago.

DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes - Wed 7 Feb 18

The first modern Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, London scientists said on Wednesday, following groundbreaking DNA analysis of the remains of a man who lived 10,000 years ago.

The First Europeans Had a Striking Combination of Features

Livescience - Thu 8 Feb 18

Scientists have put a smiling face to one of the first human residents of Great Britain.

Britain's Dark-Skinned, Blue-Eyed Ancestor Explained

National Geographic - Wed 7 Feb 18

Thanks to technological advances, scientists can see ancient DNA in new detail.

‘Cheddar Man’ DNA suggests early Britons had dark skin, blue eyes

ZME Science - Wed 7 Feb 18

The research suggests light skin genes arrived later than previously thought.

DNA From 'Cheddar Man' reveals surprise about early Brits

FOXNews - Wed 7 Feb 18

Think of a stereotypical Brit and you may imagine a pale cast member from Downton Abbey.

Social media meltdown over 'first Brit' Cheddar Man

Daily Mail - Wed 7 Feb 18

The Natural History Museum in London and Channel 4 unveiled a reconstruction of the ancient human yesterday (pictured), which was made for a documentary.

Ancient Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, scientists find

Reuters - Wed 7 Feb 18

LONDON (Reuters) - "Cheddar Man", Britain's oldest, nearly complete human skeleton, had dark skin, blue eyes and dark curly hair when he lived in what is now southwest England 10,000 years ago, ...

First ancient Britons had black skin and blue eyes

Daily Mail - Tue 6 Feb 18

Experts from the Natural History Museum and University College London conducted genetic tests on the remains, finding that the earliest Briton (pictured) would be considered ‘black’ today. ...

Stone Age Briton’s Appearance Reconstructed by Next-gen DNA

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 8 Feb 18

An ancient Briton died and was buried in a limestone cave in Cheddar, in southwestern England, 10,000 years ago. The bones of “Cheddar Man” were discovered in 1903, and some suspected this ...

Cheddar Man, first modern Briton, had dark skin and blue eyes

UPI - Wed 7 Feb 18

New analysis of DNA from Cheddar Man, Britain's oldest complete human skeleton, suggests the early Briton had "dark to black" skin pigmentation and blue eyes.

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

AP - Wed 7 Feb 18

LONDON (AP) -- Researchers say DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests he had dark skin and blue eyes....

Cheddar Man

Sciencebase Blog - Wed 7 Feb 18

It’s hit the news today, but the Natural History Museum posted a story about their Cheddar Man research in January. It’s fascinating stuff, especially the fact that the DNA evidence ...

Face of first Brit revealed: Blue eyes, dark hair and skin

ScienceDaily - Thu 8 Feb 18

Researchers have revealed the face of 'Cheddar Man', Britain's oldest nearly complete skeleton at 10,000 years old, with unprecedented accuracy. The results indicate that Cheddar Man had blue ...

DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes

The Hindu - Thu 8 Feb 18

The skeleton of "Cheddar Man" was discovered in a cave in 1903