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  • n. Plural form of Khoisan.

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Examples

  • I'll admit, the first people were the Khoisans which is pretty much fact.

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  • If large numbers of Bantu and Khoisans were showing up in Canada, I imagine the categories would evolve to show it.

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  • There's at least as much distinction between Bantu and Khoisans as there is between Japanese and Chinese.

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  • This is probably because Khoisans were among the earliest human populations to form and they have not interbred much with other groups, says project leader

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  • But these absences don't mean that Khoisans are primitive cavemen, or that their genomes are a time capsule from antiquity.

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  • The survey confirmed the conclusion of earlier studies: Khoisans have a lot of genetic diversity.

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  • Understanding the genome of Khoisans is not just interesting in itself, but important to the well-being of all people on Earth.

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  • Khoisans lack some key adaptations that arose in Africans who have taken up agriculture.

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  • On average, each pair of the Khoisans differed at 1.2 out of every 1000 nucleotides

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  • They also sequenced portions of the genomes of three other Khoisans from Namibia to gauge the diversity within the group.

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