Description : This is a concisely presented and precise outline of the subjects matter of population genetics, addressed to all those who are concerned and have interest in this rich subject. The topics covered in the book include: • Importance of genes in the continuity of a population and the gene frequency analysis; • Deviation from the infinitely large sample sie of the population leading to various types and forms of random genetic drift; • Neutral genes and the problem of panmixia;; • Method of detecting inbreeding intensities and their effects; • Gene flow and changes in genetic structure of the population; • The process of natural selection, and the idea of in clusive fitness and affecting the social life of animals and men, pointing out the irrelevance of Social Darwinism in Science; • Use of population genetics in the study of classical genetics, Pedigree analyses and changes and genetics of complex variations and the principles of quantitative genetics; • Glossary, certain statistical formations, the use of x2 test, t test, analysis of variance or F-test, relative ratios and that of correlation, and the concept of randomness. The discussion is brief and often critical, making this book outshine many contemporary textbooks found in the market. It is expected that readers will develop a clear and thorough understanding of the foundation of this subject of study and associated statistical analysis after going through the book.
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Description : This work re-opens a controversial subject by calling into question how well theological views of human nature stand up to the discoveries of modern science. Alan Olding explores the question of whether the argument for the existence of God is fatally undermined. Emphasizing the metaphysical implications of biology,Modern Biology and Natural Theologytakes up issues currently of concern to many thinkers, particularly those interested in the impact of Darwinism on natural theology. This book will interest not only professional workers in the fields of philosophy of biology and philosophy of religion and theology, but also students and laypersons, and is bound to provoke further debate on this controversial subject. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information . Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk .
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