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Many human genomes shaped by past events that caused sharp dips in the population, study finds

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The genomes of many human populations show evidence of founder events, which occur when a small number of initial members start a new population, and can lead to low genetic diversity as well as increase the risk of certain genetic diseases in the new population.


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