Letters discussing the value and sale of slaves in the 18th century, which provide a distressing reminder of the powerful business interests that sustained one of the darkest chapters in British history, are to be made available ...
What can "Sinful Sally" teach us about moral attitudes in the 18th century? That's what Jessica Steinberg has come to the McMaster archives to find out.
Samples from mummies in a Hungarian crypt have revealed that multiple tuberculosis strains derived from a single Roman ancestor that circulated in 18th-century Europe, scientists said Tuesday.
New research shows that when we elect leaders and politicians we tend to prefer dominant-looking, masculine men, but when we are looking to make new friends we seek the opposite.
We've been burning things for hundreds of thousands of years.
The current debate over the right to be forgotten, spurred by a European Union ruling that allows people to stop certain web pages from appearing in search results, is proof – if further proof was required – of the distinct ...
The lives of 18th century naval pensioners in the Greenwich Hospital hold several surprises, according to new research carried out at the university.
Allowing farmland that's been reclaimed from the sea to flood and turn back into salt marsh could make it absorb lots of carbon from the atmosphere, a new study suggests, though the transformation will take many years to ...
Scientists in Poland have created a computer portrait of 18th century physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit using images of his relatives.
Microsoft says it is investing $100 million in a new technology center in Rio de Janeiro.