Discovery and validation of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the human genome is an active area of interest, because of their usefulness in evolutionary and disease-association studies. The researchers have resequenced 70 chromosomes from the Jarawa, a Negrito tribal group inhabiting the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago for a = 10 kb genomic region spanning two genes.

Over goat s drinking habit

It is apprehended that any association with Phuket, which is said to be a sex tourism hotspot, would dent Port Blair s image and affect it adversely. Residents and civil society groups of the Andamans are also upset because the UT administration did not t

By Andamans amid doubts

is the Andaman Works Department (awd) an expert body on eco-tourism?

Supreme Court order may benefit Andaman natives

wildlife officials seized endangered marine wildlife such as organ pipe coral, sea cucumbers, trochus and turbo (shells) weighing 14 metric tonnes from Chennai port recently. These were illegally

Andaman officials cite livelihood issue to justify logging

India will get assistance from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for conservation and sustainable management of the coral reef ecosystem off the coast of the Andaman and Nicobar

A court order staying the culturing of exotic predatoryfish in the Andaman 6 Nicobar waters sets a unique precedent