Scientists discover vast field of footprints from 8-million-year-old…

One of the largest paleontological finds in history has been discovered in the United Arab Emirates. Researchers working in the country's deserts have uncovered a massive tract of land riddled with the footprints of four-tusked titans called Stegotetrabelodon syrticus — the earliest known members of the elephant… » 2/22/12 12:21pm 2/22/12 12:21pm

100,000-year-old human settlement in U.A.E. overturns what we know of…

Human artifacts recently discovered in the United Arab Emirates date back at least 100,000 years, which means our ancestors might have left Africa up to 125,000 years ago...twice as long ago as previously thought. What's going on here? » 1/27/11 5:21pm 1/27/11 5:21pm