Monday, December 22, 2014
Impressions from ancient clay seals found at a small site in Israel east of Gaza are signs of government in an area thought to be entirely rural during the 10th century B.C., says Mississippi State University archaeologist James W. Hardin.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The United Kingdom's deputy representative now has a more personal connection with Taiwan after he recently completed a 920-kilometer cycling challenge around the island.
Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.
Since ancient times the “gold rivers” of a rural corner of eastern Serbia have drawn prospectors hoping to strike it rich by teasing the precious metal from the area's waterways.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Word spread quickly: a polar bear, then two, were spotted near this remote Inuit village on the shores of Hudson Bay, about 1,800 kilometers (1,120 miles) north of Montreal.
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.