Tag: genetic diversity
Evolution and That Shrimp on Your Plate
Explosions of new life forms followed by stasis are emphatically not what evolution expects to find, but it is what paleontologists do find.
Studies on Cichlid Fish Demonstrate the Predictive Power of Engineering Models for Adaptation
Cichlid variation do not primarily originate from random mutations but from engineered systems.
A Disappointing Decade for the Study of Human Evolution
Perhaps in ten years we’ll be having this conversation again — and perhaps at that time the Smithsonian Institution will give us all a more objective analysis of the evidence.
Reflections on Our Ancient Past
I bring this up because some have claimed that I advocate a sole genetic progenitorship model for the first couple.
More Backstory on Our First-Couple Paper: Why Wasn’t This Done Before?
For the last forty years, population geneticists have repeatedly said that our population was never smaller than several thousand.