Full facial reconstruction model of a head based on the skull of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton on display during a screening event of The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man at The Natural History Museum, in London on Wednesday. DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests he had dark skin and blue eyes. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Full facial reconstruction model of a head based on the skull of Britain’s oldest complete skeleton on display during a screening event of The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man at The Natural History Museum, in London on Wednesday. DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests he had dark skin and blue eyes. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

Humans in northern regions developed pale skin because it absorbs more vitamin D-producing sunlight.

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