Saturday, December 22, 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin went into talks with European Union leaders Friday, tackling a lengthy agenda of contentious issues from trade and human rights to Syria.
Friday, December 21, 2012
The tomb of the Roman general who inspired the film “Gladiator” risks falling into oblivion despite a plea from Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe to save it, as recession-hit Italy struggles to preserve its archaeological jewels.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
More than six decades since the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls — and thousands of years after they were written — Israel on Tuesday put 5,000 images of the ancient biblical artifacts online in a partnership with Google.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
An assassin slit the throat of Egypt's last great pharaoh at the climax of a bitter succession battle, scientists said Monday in a report on a 3,000-year-old royal murder.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer's snout has been immortalized in movies, books and song.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
NASA will smash two tiny probes into the Moon on Monday after they spent months gathering data from orbit miles above the lunar surface, the U.S. space agency said Thursday.
Friday, December 14, 2012
A Danish researcher has stumbled across the first fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen in Denmark's national archives.
Organisms long thought to have been the ancestors of early marine creatures may in fact have lived on land, said a fossil study Wednesday that may prompt an overhaul of the tree of animal life.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
In an unusual mating strategy, hard-up males of a tiny, promiscuous fish species engage in homosexual acts in a bid to entice females to copulate with them, a study said Wednesday.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
A Belize archeologist is suing the makers of a blockbuster “Indiana Jones” film for using a likeness of a so-called Crystal Skull, which he says is a stolen national treasure.