Humans ventured out of Africa repeatedly as early as 400,000 years ago

2 Sep 2021
Photo credit: Eleanor Scerri

If you stood in the middle of the Nefud Desert in central Arabia today, you’d be confronted on all sides by enormous sand dunes, some rising more than 100 meters from the desert floor.

The few scraggly bushes make poor browse for the herds of goats and camels that eke out a living in this harsh environment. But this wasn’t always the case.

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