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From: "Lancaster-Boon" <>
Subject: [DNA] revised TMRCA calcuations for the R-L21 results
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 09:43:19 +0200


Fair comment about that snippet on its own, but in the context of the
conversation the main is and was that there ARE many other factors which can
come into play, making it very hard to predict what will happen in reality
just based on what is most common at one point in time.

Best Regards
Andrew

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From: Vincent Vizachero <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] revised TMRCA calcuations for the R-L21 results
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 09:51:29 -0400
References: <7F4B4129F84B42BFA955CFE27D4BF455@PC>
In-Reply-To: <7F4B4129F84B42BFA955CFE27D4BF455@PC>

I am someone who does not feel compelled to seek complexity where it
doesn't exist. So it does, in fact, seem simple: the more people in
a population with a given characteristic, the more likely that
characteristic is to survive into the future.

What could be more simple, and true, than that?

VV


On May 30, 2009, at 9:33 AM, Lancaster-Boon wrote:

> They might sometimes contribute, but not in any simple way, which is
> what
> you are thinking.



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