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Is there more variation between or within human populations?
Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020
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Besides, where in the world is the greatest amount of human variation found?
WASHINGTON — Africans have more genetic variation than anyone else on Earth, according to a new study that helps narrow the location where humans first evolved, probably near the South Africa-Namibia border.
Furthermore, what are the 3 human races? Mid-twentieth century
- Caucasoid (White) race.
- Negroid (Black) race.
- Capoid (Bushmen/Hottentots) race.
- Mongoloid (Oriental/Amerindian) race.
- Australoid (Australian Aborigine and Papuan) race.
Also to know is, what causes the similarities of all humans?
The proportion of human genetic variation due to differences between populations is modest, and individuals from different populations can be genetically more similar than individuals from the same population. Yet sufficient genetic data can permit accurate classification of individuals into populations.
What percentage of genetic material is the same in everyone?