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Cave Clues Point to Parched Mideast for 10K Years

  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:22
For anyone holding hope that the dry conditions in the Middle East are but a temporary drought, two cave stalagmites taken from Iran tell a long history of the region's precipitation and give a grim prognosis: not much rain for the next 10,000 years. Thanks to their chemical composition,... Science from Newser

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