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Why is Fst/1-Fst used when calculating isolation by distance?

In population genetics a common analysis when considering the genetic structure of a population is to examine isolation by distance - the relationship between the genetic difference and the geographic ...
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In the absence of natural enemies, does evolution eventually create natural enemies?

I wonder if there is experimental evidence on this (either from computer simulations or perhaps cases of isolated species like on the Galapagos Islands). Imagine the hypothetical situation of a group ...
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Is there an published method for removing the effect of isolation by distance from genetic distances?

Isolation by distance is the phenomena that (even partial) reproductive isolation due to geographical distance between reproductive populations will result in greater genetic distance between those ...