Get home by 3pm and avoid these major routes as snow storm hits Severe weather will cause road conditions to deteriorate very quickly - causing chaos for the afternoon and evening commute as drivers face heavy and disruptive snow. The baby's father Richard is white, but mum Catherine has dark skin from her Nigerian heritage. So it may be surprising, but it's not out of the normal. Socially we tend to put people in much simpler categories: One of the saddest - and most famous - stories is that of Sandra Laing. How does this sort of thing occur and why? Court case Horror moment boy, 3, is doused in acid in supermarket attack 'plotted by dad' Jurors at Worcester Crown Court have been shown footage of the child being attacked at a Home Bargains store in Worcester.
Melanin is the pigmentation in skin that determines a person's skin colour.
How a white baby can be born to a black mother - the statistics of skin colour
Brexit Tory MPs jet off on ski holidays while parliamentary cleaners continue to work. Court case Horror moment boy, 3, is doused in acid in supermarket attack 'plotted by dad' Jurors at Worcester Crown Court have been shown footage of the child being attacked at a Home Bargains store in Worcester. Genes from one of her ancestors may have lain dormant for generations - until randomly thrown together in the new baby, they brought out traits that had been latent for so long. The use of six gene traits is just an example to show how the mixing can produce many different combinations. The genes that control the amount of melanin in someone's skin operate under "incomplete dominance" which means no specific trait over-rules the others. This chart shows how that works with two parents with three white-skin alleles gene traitsand three black-skin alleles. Knife crime Six-year-old boy removed from primary school after bringing knife to playground Concerned parents believe that the incident at Westborough Primary School in Southend, Essex has been "swept under the carpet".