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More on The White Baby Born to Black Parents. And it`s not an albino?!?!
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Hits: 24715 | Favorites: 2 | Emailed: 5 | Rating: 2.7 | Category: News & Politics | Date: 07/23/2010
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Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 590 Posts
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 4:31:56 AM
In the case of little Nmachi, Ben, you are NOT the father!

Male, 18-29, Europe
 2538 Posts
Sunday, July 25, 2010 8:24:00 PM
That baby it quite clearly albino.

Female, 40-49, Eastern US
 862 Posts
Sunday, July 25, 2010 8:28:05 AM
that kid is an albino. besides, most black kids have light skin that darkens in a few weeks after birth.

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 608 Posts
Sunday, July 25, 2010 7:41:28 AM
"the only different between african-american and caucasian skin is the gene that puts out the amount of melanin"

No. There's more difference than a single gene between my skin color and the skin color of my brother. There`s about 5 gene pairs inherited per parent (give or take, depending on race). The combined 10 gene pairs have thousands of combinations that can alter the appearance of skin.

Male, 40-49, Europe
 11623 Posts
Saturday, July 24, 2010 6:03:56 PM
the only different between african-american and caucasian skin is the gene that puts out the amount of melanin. which i thought was just a single gene,

No, it's not that simple.

Which is a good summary of genetics, really. Find an answer, look in more detail and find that it`s not that simple.

If I recall correctly, about a dozen genes are involved in human skin colour. At least, that`s what is currently thought. It probably isn`t that simple.

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