-Marc- > Within-population differences among individuals account for 93 > to 95% of genetic variation; differences among major groups > constitute only 3 to 5%. Nevertheless, without using prior > information about the origins of individuals, we identified > six main genetic clusters, five of which correspond to major > geographic regions, and subsclusters that often correspond to > individual populations.
What?! Is this suggesting the outrageous proposition that commonly-defined racial characteristics are <gasp!> genetically based? > General agreement of genetic and predefined populations > suggests that self-reported ancestry can facilitate > assessments of epidemiological risks Wow. I guess it is. Who would have believed such a counterintuitive idea? (Besides myself and most of the adult population of the western world, I mean.) Stephen ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================