Re: ear wax follow up

John Carr (
Mon, 4 Sep 95 19:26:30 -0500

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>i think northern asia was colonized long after the eyefold
>phenotype had developed among asians. this i now is true of
>the arctic.

The people of the New World, at least initial waves, have no epicanthic
fold, or have a very modest one when compared with Inuit people. The
fold was probably developed after the initial population of the Americas
(within the last 50,000 years).