Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Israeli archaeologists had hoped to finally uncover the mystery of the ancient tomb of the Maccabees -- but they have been thwarted once again.
Archaeologists have discovered a pre-Roman era tomb in perfect condition at Pompeii, the team at the archaeological site buried in a 79 A.D. volcanic eruption announced Monday.
A British archaeologist who believes the legendary Queen Nefertiti may be buried in a secret room adjoining Tutankhamun's tomb is coming to Egypt to test his theory, authorities said Monday.
Do you know where each of your toes are? This may seem a bizarre question, but a surprising study Monday suggests you may not.
On the remote rocky shores of the western United States, low tide brings visitors to wave-splashed tide pools to marvel at ocean wonders usually hidden from view.
The volume of waste in landfills, a major source of the potent greenhouse gas methane, was grossly underestimated in the United States in 2012, researchers said Monday.
The oldest signs of heavy metal pollution caused by human activity, dating from the early Stone Age, have been found in caves in Spain and Gibraltar, officials said Monday.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Making the global switch from climate-altering fossil fuels to renewables by 2050 would require an extra US$1 trillion (880 billion euros) per year, but the bill will be covered by lower energy costs, a Greenpeace report said Monday.
The central U.S. state of Oklahoma has gone from registering two earthquakes a year to nearly two a day and scientists point to a controversial culprit: wastewater injection wells used in fracking.
The sun came out for an unseasonable warm autumn day as London Fashion Week heated up Sunday with a busy line up of runway shows from Topshop and Vivienne Westwood, among others.