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  • Writer's pictureDaniel Ortiz-Barrientos

Gene flow and parallel evolution

Updated: Aug 15, 2021

"Chance and necessity," the famous title of the book by Nobel laureate Jacques Monod encapsulates the fate of genetic variants: they unpredictably spread or disappear in the vagaries of mendelian segregation, or they predictably spread in populations when conferring increased survivorship and fecundity to the individuals that carry them.

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