Are you carrying the redhead gene?

| January 29, 2013 |

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Some parents worry that their children will be born with a rare disease or a hidden genetic disorder. Other parents, however, wonder if their children will possess something more obvious: red hair.

A British ancestry company, BritainsDNA, is now offering parents the chance to see if their children might inherit the so-called “ginger gene,” the Telegraph reports. The test will scan each parent’s DNA for signs of the so-called MC1R gene that causes redheadedness.

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