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thereismore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-16-07 05:28 PM
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5. 8 generations mean 100/2^8 = 0.39% of their respective genomes
come from their closest common ancestor. Chances are great that their respective 0.39% have no overlap, in other words, Obama and Cheney may have exactly 0% of nucleotides in common. That makes them totally unrelated at the molecular level.
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