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Old 02-19-2018, 04:14 PM   #21
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Default Re: Avoiding Intollerance in a Post-BioEngineering Setting

Originally Posted by L.J.Steele View Post
True, but mostly when you have a decent starting population of blonds so there's not much inbreeding risk. More of an issue when you've got a total population of about 10k (gene banks with more sperm/ova) and of those 10k, about 10 individuals with measurable psi
If it's a recessive, that implies about 300 people with one copy of the gene, or if it's multiple genes (one per talent) about 100 people with one copy of each gene. Unless psi itself is an inbreeding risk, this shouldn't be too hard to maintain.
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