Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Humans tamed horses some 5,500 years ago, and an international study of ancient and modern horse genes Monday sheds light on the traits people saw as valuable, including speed, vigor and learning ability.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Replicas of Liang Islander fossils, two ancient human skeletons excavated from Taiwan's outlying Matsu Islands, will go on display Friday in Taipei.
The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets.
Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of common household chemicals found in plastics, cosmetics and air fresheners had children whose intelligence suffered years later, a U.S. study said Wednesday.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Chadwick Wines in Chile have a long and distinguished heritage that the current president, Eduardo Chadwick, works hard to honor and preserve. His wines offer an homage to family as well as Chile's unique terroir.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
NASA's newest space vehicle, Orion, accomplished its first test flight with precision and pizazz Friday, shooting more than 3,600 miles (5,800 kilometers) out from Earth for a hyperfast, hot return not seen since the Apollo moon shots.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Rome has a new walk on its historical tourism circuit: a virtual stroll through the streets of the ghetto to which Jews were confined for more than three centuries.
Anastasia carefully digs through the earth with her trowel. Bit by bit, a human skeleton emerges, piled on top of more bones.
Anthropologists on Wednesday said they had found the earliest engraving in human history on a fossilised mollusc shell some 500,000 years old, unearthed in colonial-era Indonesia.