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Eye Colour

Where’d the green-eyed monster come from? If both parents have blue eyes, the children will have blue eyes. True or False? False. It’s rare, but blue-eyed parents having brown-eyed children does happen. Why? Well, it’s complicated, but we can start by telling you that what you learnt at school, assuming you are of a certain age, is wrong. The human eye comes in many different shades and intricate, unique iris patterns. Eye colour comes from a combination of two black and yellow pigments, melanin, in the iris. If you have no melanin in the front part of your iris, you have
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