Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Human feces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say.
Giant rats may strike fear and disgust into the hearts of homeowners worldwide, but researchers in impoverished Mozambique are improbably turning some of them into heroes.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Medical scans of mummified remains in a touring exhibit at an Ohio museum show a girl who lived more than 500 years ago in Peru.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
The widely-held vision of Neanderthals as brutes may need a stark rethink after research found they crafted the world's earliest jewelry from eagle talons 130,000 years ago, long before modern humans appeared in Europe.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Genetic samples collected from across the United Kingdom are shedding light on the ancient past, including Viking invasions and a mystery about the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons, researchers report.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Norse legend has it that two giant wolves roam the sky — with Skoll chasing the moon and its brother Hati going after the sun.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
In 1857, bushy-whiskered Emperor Franz Joseph proclaimed that his rapidly growing imperial capital Vienna needed a radical makeover befitting Austro-Hungary's wealth, might and technological prowess.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
The shattered wreck of a Japanese World War II battleship was shown lying on a Philippine seabed in startling detail Friday, as the first images emerged from the historic discovery by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Forensic experts in Italy said Thursday they had reconstructed the DNA of a national war hero and poet by analyzing semen he left on a handkerchief given to a lover 100 years ago.