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Finding hidden structure in uneven data

If you are a population geneticist, your work might include sampling a bunch of individuals and figuring out who is related to who. Seems simple right? Before you can ask questions about differences or similarities between groups, you have to understand what … Continue reading

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Conversation starter: common mistakes in population genetics

When interpreting the results, it is important to focus more on biological relevance than on statistical significance. That does not mean that significance is unimportant; results that have a straightforward interpretation but are not significant should not be considered. On the … Continue reading

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