Dust may have controlled ancient human civilization

Source: Science Daily

When early humans began to travel out of Africa and spread into Eurasia over a hundred thousand years ago, a fertile region around the eastern Mediterranean Sea called the Levant served as a critical gateway between northern Africa and Eurasia. A new study shows that the existence of that oasis depended almost entirely on something we almost never think about: dust.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/09/200915152446.htm