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Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanOct 13, 2010 4:36 PM

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Gay Sex vs. Straight Sex. Is gay male sexual promiscuity a myth? "...in fact we found that just 2% of gay people have had 23% of the total reported gay sex, which is pretty crazy." Bloggers that deserve a wider readership. I second Andrew Gelman. Fiber Meets Flavor in New Whole-Grain Pastas. I like whole-grain pastas! Parallel Adaptation: One or Many Waves of Advance of an Advantageous Allele? "Models for detecting the effect of adaptation on population genomic diversity are often predicated on a single newly arisen mutation sweeping rapidly to fixation. However, a population can also adapt to a new environment by multiple mutations of similar phenotypic effect that arise in parallel, at the same locus or different loci." Why public genomics is not a purely personal decision. A must read from Dan Vorhaus.

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