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Why does God hate Tennessee football fans

Clay Travis recently tweeted: “Why does God hate Tennessee football fans?”

You know, that is an intriguing question. Why does God hate Tennessee football fans?  It seems odd to me that a deity who utilized inbreeding to initiate the human population of Earth would hate Tennessee. 90 more words


Wildlife vs. hurricanes

The devastation caused by two back-to-back hurricanes in the Caribbean and southeastern U.S. has been tragic for the people that live(d) in these areas, but we haven’t really heard much about the impact of Harvey and Irma on the wildlife there. 269 more words


Malaria Caused Thalassemia Hike in Pakistan

In my previous post, I have discussed how cousin marriages are not, substantially, increasing the risk of Thalassemia in Pakistan. Yet, the gene frequency of thalassemia is about 7% in our population. 365 more words


Cousin Marriages Are NOT Causing Thalassemia in Pakistan

Sometimes very simple questions, shake the most concrete of our beliefs. One of such simple questions was posed to me, fairly, recently by my friend, who asked me to calculate exact risk of marrying his second cousin. 1,781 more words


Muslim Inbreeding May Be Genetic Catastrophe... ⋆ Dc Gazette

A Danish psychologist warns that 1,400 years of inbreeding, marrying first cousins, may be wreaking havoc on Muslim intelligence, health and sanity.

A large part of inbred Muslims are born from parents who are themselves inbred, which increase the risks of negative mental and physical consequences greatly,” says Nicolai Sennels, author of the book… 461 more words


Muslim Inbreeding

Up to half of all Muslims are “inbred.” Shocked? You should be. Nevertheless, it is “true.”

How is that “possible,” and why is it so… 1,235 more words


What We're Reading- April 28, 2017

Next-Generation Microsatellites
What if conservation’s favorite marker (the microsatellite) could be sequenced and genotyped from next-generation data?  This paper (sub) is the latest showing that possibility and specifically introduces a genotyping and phasing tool: … 298 more words

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