Did You Know That Blue-Eyed People Can All Be Traced Back To ….

Researchers from Copenhagen University have recently proven that a single mutation that emerged about 10,000 years ago is the reason why unique eye colors besides brown exist. According to the scientist's team the mutation must have arisen in a single individual living on the northwest coast of the Black Sea. The rare gene ‘creates’ a blue iris by turning off the mechanism responsible for generating brown melanin pigment.