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When the Sahara turned to sand

The Sahara wasn't always a desert. Trees and grasslands dominated the landscape from roughly 10,000 years ago to 5,000 years ago. Then, abruptly, the climate changed, and north Africa began to dry out.

Nov 11, 2013 4.4 / 5 (12) 4

Bringing water to the Sinai?

According to a new study co-authored by CAS researchers, the traces of an ancient watershed in the Sinai Desert may hold clues to making sustainable agriculture possible in one of the driest places on earth. ...

Jun 13, 2013 3 / 5 (1) 2

Kim Jong-Un and the mystery smartphone

A picture of North Korea's Kim Jong-Un with a smartphone has triggered fevered speculation about which brand is favoured by the leader of one of the world's most repressive nations.

Feb 05, 2013 not rated yet 0

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