population

n=2


a: population ~
b: sampling of balls

What:

"In fact, the evolution of genes from generation to generation in a closed population is like repeated, compounded, sampling of balls from a bag."


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Writer: David J. Balding
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Date: Dec 9 2015 3:42 PM



a: population genetics ~
b: proverbial lamppost

What:

"In other words, mathematics in population genetics is like the proverbial lamppost. It's convenient to search under its light, even though you lost your coin elsewhere."


Useful?
Writer: Lynn Margulis
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Where:
Date: Dec 9 2015 3:30 PM



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