Fighting the mantra, “People vary more within the groups than vary between groups”

In light of a discussion between Razib and Martin, I recently took arms and battled the concepts behind race and identity and how human genetic variation plays a role in forming these concepts. In the comments, I was disgusted to read Martin throw in this rhetorical line in his comment, "Genetics have long ago shown... Continue Reading →

A Single Main Migration Across Bering Strait?

The web is abuzz over a new publication in PLoS Genetics about a single main migration across Bering Strait. From what I can tell, this new paper, "Genetic Variation and Population Structure," coincides with a recent publication in PLoS One that sampled mtDNA and figured out people moved in waves, but first they spent some... Continue Reading →

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