Re: sex and the single meme

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    >From: "Wade T. Smith" <>
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    >Subject: Re: sex and the single meme
    >Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 17:03:52 -0500
    >Hi Scott Chase -
    > >Are there other cases
    > >where numerically limited subsets of humans have broken off and had
    > >higher/lower prevalence of genetically base traits contrasted to the
    > >parental population due to drift?
    >Besides royal families and rampant idiocy, not to mention ugliness, and,
    >oh yeah, hemophilia?
    Isn't that due to inbreeding amongst relatives, versus sampling error in
    small populations *per se*? I'm trying to arrive at a cogent contrast
    between drift and inbreeding, if any, skimming Futuyma's text _Evolutionary
    Biology_ (esp. p. 314). I defer to more knowledgable list members until
    (if?) my febrile brain can parse the difference between the related

    What's the deal with cheetahs? Drift, inbreeding or a smidgen of both?

    Futuyma D. 1998. Evolutionary Biology. Sinauer Associates. Sunderland,

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