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Probability Is in Our Genes

Lecture no. 6 from the course: What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear

Probability Is in Our Genes

Taught by Professor Michael Starbird | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Because randomness is centrally involved in passing down genetic material, probability can be used to model the distribution of genetic traits and to describe how traits of whole populations alter through a random process called genetic drift.