Fossils from the last Ice Age, including bones of ancient mammoths and a prehistoric bison, have been found at a Carlsbad construction site where hundreds of new homes are planned.
Archeologists are having a field day in Poland's longest river, the Vistula, which because of a drought has hit a record low water level allowing them to uncover a treasure trove of ancient artifacts.
The thrill is part of the game—whoever waits for his bid to be accepted on online auction platforms, feels the excitement in the bidding war for the object of desire. The heart beats faster, palms start to sweat. Physiological ...
An international team of scientists have dated a species of fossil monkey found across the Caribbean to just over 1 million years old.
The techniques parents use when determining the best secondary school for their children are to be explored in a new study by Plymouth University.
New research from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business reveals that though firms may be tempted to profit from consumer-created modifications to their intellectual property, this is not always advisable – ...
U.S. national security faces rising challenges from insider threats and organizational rigidity, a Stanford professor says.
Using a new technique to analyze 52 years of international conflict, researchers suggest that there may be no such thing as a "democratic peace."
Cattle raising, deforestation and ongoing tensions between conservation and development in the Amazon
Anthropologist Jeffrey Hoelle is as great an advocate of the Amazonian rainforest as the most ardent environmentalist. However, he argues, understanding the issues related to deforestation—or development, depending on how ...
Civil courts are where many people meet the legal system, dealing with life-altering issues like foreclosure, bankruptcy and child custody.