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Cheddar Man: First Britain’s were actually dark brown to black

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The first Britons were actually had dark brown to black skin, dark curly hair with blue eyes, a new analysis has revealed. Researchers have discovered a DNA sample from a 10,000-year-old skeleton in Gough Cave near Cheddar Gorge, England.

This research was done by the scientists from the London’s Natural History Museum. The research reveals that whiteness in Europe is actually a new thing than we thought. The genome of the cheddar man reveals that the first people did not develop any white skin until 14 thousands of years ago when they migrated to Europe.

University College London researchers have extracted the DNA sample from this skeleton and the researchers have used pioneering genetic sequencing for facial reconstruction. As per the analysis, scientists have proved that the first people would have had a darker complexion with blue eyes and dark, curly hair.

Researchers called this 10,000-year-old skeleton as Cheddar Man. The name of the cheddar came from where he was found. The Cheddar Man was one of the hunter-gatherers during the Mesolithic period. Dr. Tom Booth, an archaeologist from the Natural History Museum in London, said that we can not make any assumptions about the colour of the first people based on their present look.

Prof Chris Stringer, the museum’s research leader in human origins, said that he has been studying about the skeleton of Cheddar Man for about 40 years. Researchers from The Natural History Museum extracted DNA sample from the cheddar’s man skull near the ear known as the petrous.

The DNA sample which is extracted from cheddar man’s bone dust helps them to reconstruct the shape of the cheddar man’s face and colour of his eyes, skin and hair.

The team reconstructing the shape of the face with a 3D printer based on the shape of the skull. The reconstructed dust shows that looks wise the early man similar to Paleolithic Africans.

 

 

 

 

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Amazon chief Bezos is now world’s richest man on the Earth

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According to Forbes magazine’s annual billionaires list Amazon chief Jeff Bezos is now the world’s richest man with $112 billion fortune in 2018. The founder of Microsoft Bill Gates drops to second place according to Forbes magazine. The list was published on Tuesday, March 6.

Forbes said over the last 12 months there is a 59 percent raise in the Amazon shares so that Jeff Bezos wealth increased to $112 billion. The founder of Microsoft Bill Gates who is the second richest person in the world with $90 billion fortune.

The legendary investor Warren Buffet stood in the third position with $84 billion and the fourth place is occupied by  Bernard Arnault and family with $72 billion. Facebook founder CEO Mark Zuckerberg occupied fifth place with $71 billion.

US President Donald Trump fell from 544th place to 766th place and his present wealth $3.1 billion, $400 million less than a year ago. Two Chinese billionaires grab the place in the top 20 list Ma Huateng who chairs Tencent Holdings with $45.3 billion and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma with $39 billion.

According to the Forbes total 119 Indian billionaires on the list, 18 billionaires added than the last year. Forbes estimated this year list consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world and their combined net worth is  $9.1 trillion, up 18 percent from last year.

Indian industry tycoon Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, stood in the 19 position on the list with  $40.1 billion. The Hinduja family net worth is $19.5 billion and Wipro Chairman Azim Premji stood in the 58th position with $18.8 billion.

Lakshmi Mittal with $18.5 billion and HCL founder Shiv Nadar with $14.6 billion, founder of Sun Pharma Dilip Shanghvi with $12.8 billion and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Birla with $11.8 billion, Kotak Mahindra Executive Vice-Chairman and MD Uday Kotak with $10.7 billion, Investor Radhakishan Dhamani with $10 billion, Serum Institute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla with $9.1 billion were also in the list.

 

 

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Oscars 2018 award winners: The Shape of Water won best picture

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LOS ANGELES :

The most prestigious and international award Oscar award ceremony held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday evening in Los Angeles. The event was hosted by popular American television host Jimmy Kimmel. Many popular Hollywood celebrities have attended the event.

The Shape of Water won total four Academy Awards including best picture and best director. Pixar’s Coco emerged victorious won the best-animated feature film among the animation films and also won Best original song Oscars.

Frances McDormand won the best actress Oscar. In her acceptance speech, she thanked “every single person in this building” and her sister. She requested all the female nominees in the room to stand.  Look around ladies and gentleman because We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed, she added. She finished her speech by saying “I have two words to say: inclusion rider.”

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Best picture: The Shape of Water

Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside

Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actress in a supporting role: Allison Janney, I, Tonya

Best Actor in a supporting role:  Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Animated feature film: Coco, Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson

Best Animated Short film: Dear Basketball, Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant

Best Cinematography: Blade Runner 2049, Roger Deakins

Best Costume Designer: Phantom Thread, Mark Bridges

Best Documentary Feature: Icarus, Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan

Best Short film: Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405, Frank Stiefel

Makeup and Hairstyling: Darkest Hour, Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick

Best editor: Dunkirk, Lee Smith

Best sound mixing: Dunkirk, Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A. Rizzo

Best Production Design: The Shape of Water, Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira

Best Foreign Film:  A Fantastic Woman (Chile)

Best visual effects: Blade Runner 2049, John Nelson, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover and Gerd Nefzer

Best Live action short film: The Silent Child, Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton

Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory

Best Original Screenplay: Get Out, Jordan Peele

Best Original song: Remember Me” from Coco, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

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