What our genes are telling us.
Science by Srinath PerurDec 02, 2014
In December 2000,
Kumarasamy Thangaraj flew to Port Blair, took an overnight ferry to Hut Bay on
Little Andaman Island, and then travelled by road and a small motor-boat to
Dugong Creek. “It was thrilling,” he says, mentioning crocodiles in the water
and the rough sailing on the last leg of the journey, where a rivulet meets the
At Dugong Creek, he
was amazed to see the Onge people spearing fish with sharpened wooden sticks.
This semi-nomadic aboriginal people, of whom fewer th
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