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  1. 1. Which continent has the most human diversity?

  2. 2. On which continent do human beings enjoy the poorest quality of life?

    • Answer is same as previous question.
    • Answer is not same as previous question.


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genetic? ok..


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Poorly defined question..

Talking about the actual total genetic spread they are all equal since members of all races live on all continents..

Talking about individual races and the diversity within a given race then it should not be defined by continent.

Talking about the amount of spread of given races across any given continent then it seems illogical that Africa would be the "winner" it should be a continent mostly populated by other races through immigration.


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Poorly defined question..

Talking about the actual total genetic spread they are all equal since members of all races live on all continents..

Talking about individual races and the diversity within a given race then it should not be defined by continent.

Talking about the amount of spread of given races across any given continent then it seems illogical that Africa would be the "winner" it should be a continent mostly populated by other races through immigration.

Africa has the most human genetic diversity of any continent. Google it if you don't understand what that means.

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Genetic variation in humans is sometimes described as being discontinuous among continents or among groups of individuals, and by some this has been interpreted as genetic support for “races.” A recent study in which >350 microsatellites were studied in a global sample of humans showed that they could be grouped according to their continental origin, and this was widely interpreted as evidence for a discrete distribution of human genetic diversity. Here, we investigate how study design can influence such conclusions. Our results show that when individuals are sampled homogeneously from around the globe, the pattern seen is one of gradients of allele frequencies that extend over the entire world, rather than discrete clusters. Therefore, there is no reason to assume that major genetic discontinuities exist between different continents or “races.”

http://genome.cshlp.org/content/14/9/1679.full

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Africa has the most human genetic diversity of any continent. Google it if you don't understand what that means.

That's not what your questions says..

"Which continent has the most human diversity"

I googled it and it said "What kind of stupid question is that?"


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Africa has the most human genetic diversity of any continent. Google it if you don't understand what that means.

I'm torn between Africa and South America, at the moment.


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I vote for Canada..There are some very wicked species from there

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Which continent has the most incontinent people?


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Which continent has the most incontinent people?

Has to Alaska, Very little fiber in thier diets

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