A family tree in every gene

  title={A family tree in every gene},
  author={Armand M. Leroi},
  journal={Journal of Genetics},
Shortly after last year’s tsunami devastated the lands on the Indian Ocean, The Times of India ran an article with this headline: ‘Tsunami may have rendered threatened tribes extinct’. The tribes in question were the Onge, Jarawa, Great Andamanese and Sentinelese – all living on the Andaman Islands and they numbered some 400 people in all. The article, noting that several of the archipelago’s islands were low-lying, in the direct path of the wave, and that casualties were expected to be high… CONTINUE READING


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