Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs

Research published from The University of Queensland indicates that natural selection plays a greater role than genetic drift in SNPs dealing with height, waist-to-hip ratio, BMI, and schizophrenia among European, African, and Asian populations (Does evolution make us or are we just drifting that way?). Led by Professor Jian Yang from UQ’s Institute for MolecularContinue reading “Natural Selection versus Genetic Drift in Single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs”

Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.

This morning I got a Twitter notification from All Revolutions (@RevolutionsCen) about an article from The Atlantic by Ed Young (@edyong209 ) where, as he tells it in I Spent Two Years Trying to Fix the Gender Imbalance in My Stories , “I knew that I care about equality, so I deluded myself into thinking that I wasn’tContinue reading “Wow, and I thought I was a Progressive Thinker.”