Genetic mutation lets ‘sea nomads’ dive for 13 minutes without breathing, study finds

Southeast Asian Bajau ‘sea nomads’ have evolved larger spleens to allow them to dive longer, according to a study published in Cell by Cambridge, Berkeley and Copenhagen researchers.
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Southeast Asian Bajau ‘sea nomads’ have evolved larger spleens to allow them to dive longer, according to a study published in Cell by Cambridge, Berkeley and Copenhagen researchers.

Human 'sea nomads' can dive up to 13 minutes — thanks to this DNA mutation, study finds

April 19, 2018 05:28 PM