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Humans reached Persian gulf 50,000 years earlier than thought

A cache of stone tools which date back 125,000 years has been found in the United Arab Emirates, prompting an investigation in to whether humans migrated out of Africa via a shallow Red Sea. [Thx Laine!] The team’s research, published in Science, posits that the area’s climate had a role in

Evidence supports Biblical parting of the Red Sea

A new computer modelling study suggests that a very strong wind could have divided the waters of the Red Sea. Scientists in the US studying ancient maps of the Nile Delta region pinpointed where the crossing may have occurred, just south of the Mediterranean Sea. Here, according to some experts,