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Unformatted text preview: fast enough just to stay in place" (as the Red Queen suggests we must). All organisms vary and humans are quite good at recognizing nodes or clusters in that variation (demes, populations, species). The nodes or clusters within human phenotypic variation are quite pronounced and most of us would sort the ambassadors to the UN into more-or-less the same "groups". The question thus arises: how is the genetic variation within humans partitioned? This question was asked (and answered) by R. C. Lewontin in 1972 (The apportionment of human diversity. Evolutionary Biology vol. 6: pp. 381-398)....
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