• Genomics
  • Blogger Thomas Mailund is an author on a new paper, Ancestral Population Genomics: The Coalescent Hidden Markov Model Approach: With incomplete lineage sorting (ILS), the genealogy of closely related species differs along their genomes. (scienceblogs.com)
  • people
  • Of the 117 million people added to the population during this period due to the effect of new immigration, 67 million will be the immigrants themselves and 50 million will be their U.S.-born children or grandchildren. (pewsocialtrends.org)
  • The Turkish population refers to the number of ethnic Turkish people in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa is the second most populated continent, with around 1 billion people, or 15% of the world's population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even earlier, genetic evidence suggests humans may have gone through a population bottleneck of between 1,000 and 10,000 people about 70,000 BC, according to the Toba catastrophe theory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Collecting and analyzing human genetic data in population-based research can help us interpret variations in health and disease among people and across populations. (cdc.gov)
  • According to the National Bureau of Statistics, there has been a sharp spike in older Chinese, with the percentage of over-60s rising by nearly three percentage points to 13.3 per cent of the total population, or 178 million people. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Meanwhile, the total population of China has swelled over the decade by 73.9 million - more than the population of the UK - to 1.37 billion people. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Officials believe that without the one-child policy, which actually allows many in the countryside and some in the cities to have two children, the Chinese population would have swelled by an unmanageable extra 400 million people over the last 30 years. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Roman
  • The Plague of Justinian, which first emerged during the reign of the Roman emperor Justinian, caused Europe's population to drop by around 50% between the 6th and 8th centuries AD. (wikipedia.org)
  • slowly
  • It is clear that policy-makers are moving slowly towards allowing families to have a second child," said Professor Du Peng at Renmin university's Population and Development Research centre. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • division
  • Starfleet Crew Population pie chart showing the Command division (all active), the Science division (all active), and the Operations division, a significant portion of which is listed as deceased, on the front of this black 100% cotton shirt. (thinkgeek.com)
  • The electronic version of this document is being made available by the United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN) Gopher of the Population Division, Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis. (un.org)
  • significant
  • It brings significant health concerns into focus and addresses ways in which communities, healthcare providers, and public health organizations can allocate resources to overcome the problems that drive poor health conditions in the population, e.g. diabetes, obesity, autism, heart disease, etc. (himss.org)
  • Definition
  • Dienekes points me to a new paper, European Population Genetic Substructure: Further Definition of Ancestry Informative Markers for Distinguishing Among Diverse European Ethnic Groups. (scienceblogs.com)
  • trends
  • The explicit aim of the World Population Plan of Action is to help co-ordinate population trends and the trends of economic and social development. (un.org)
  • Where trends of population growth, distribution and structure are out of balance with social, economic and environmental factors, they can at certain stages of development, create additional difficulties for the achievement of sustained development. (un.org)
  • Policies whose aim is to affect population trends must not be considered substitutes for socio-economic development policies but as being integrated with those policies in order to facilitate the solution of certain problems facing both developing and developed countries and to promote a more balanced and rational development. (un.org)
  • 4. The consideration of population problems cannot be reduced to the analysis of population trends only. (un.org)
  • role
  • The major role of immigration in national growth builds on the pattern of recent decades, during which immigrants and their U.S.-born children and grandchildren accounted for most population increase. (pewsocialtrends.org)
  • Speech-language pathologists play an important role in working with this aging population. (asha.org)
  • small
  • The performance of plants may be compromised by less effective selection which causes an accumulation of deleterious mutations in small populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since individuals in small populations are more likely to be related, they are more likely to inbreed. (wikipedia.org)
  • A reduction in fitness may occur in small plant populations because of mutation accumulation, reduced genetic diversity, and increased inbreeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though it is not permanently inhabited by any fixed population, Antarctica has a small, fluctuating international population based mainly in polar science stations. (wikipedia.org)
  • already
  • citation needed] Depending on your world view, some believe, including Catton, that the Earth's population has already overshot its carrying capacity, by both overpopulation and overconsumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the international level a number of strategies and programmes whose explicit aim is to affect variables in fields other than population have already been formulated. (un.org)
  • health
  • The Partnership for Health in Aging (PHA) was formed by the American Geriatrics Society to "to prepare America's formal and informal caregiving workforce to provide quality care for America's aging population, and to ensure the financial feasibility of providing that care. (asha.org)
  • Population health addresses the health status and health issues of the aggregate population. (himss.org)
  • Information technology is a part of the core infrastructure on which population health can be assessed and addressed. (himss.org)
  • affect
  • It is a common problem, known to affect 1% of the general population and possibly more because it is thought to be under diagnosed. (cochrane.org)
  • development
  • The promotion of development and improvement of quality of life require co-ordination of action in all major socio-economic fields including that of population, which is the inexhaustible source of creativity and a determining factor of progress. (un.org)
  • share
  • By 2025, the immigrant, or foreign-born, share of the population will surpass the peak during the last great wave of immigration a century ago. (pewsocialtrends.org)
  • problems
  • The basis for an effective solution of population problems is, above all, socio-economic transformation. (un.org)
  • last
  • At the same time, there was a sharp drop in the number of young Chinese, with under-14s making up just 16.6 per cent of the population, down from 22.9 per cent at the last count. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • human
  • A new paper in PLoS, Rapid Assessment of Genetic Ancestry in Populations of Unknown Origin by Genome-Wide Genotyping of Pooled Samples: Many association studies have been published looking for genetic variants contributing to a variety of human traits such as obesity, diabetes, and height. (scienceblogs.com)
  • approximately
  • The global urban population is expected to grow approximately 1.84% per year between 2015 and 2020, 1.63% per year between 2020 and 2025, and 1.44% per year between 2025 and 2030. (who.int)