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Recent positive selection, or not, etc.

Genetic Future's summary of Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations is an excellent complement to mine. Highly recommended. Read the comments on this post......
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Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations...maybe

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (6 years ago)

John Hawks & Daniel MacArthur have already pointed to a new paper in Genome Research, Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations. As Dan notes, it's Open Access, so you can read the PDF yourself....

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