Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.
The introduction of agriculture into Europe about 8,500 years ago changed the way people lived right down to their DNA.
Migration isn't a new phenomenon, but new insights suggest that modern-day Europeans actually have at least three ancestral populations. This finding was published by Johannes Krause and prominently featured on the cover ...
It sounds like something straight out of a "Hunger Games" novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event to reinforce their power.
Humans have been exploiting bees as far back as the Stone Age, according to new research from the University of Bristol published in Nature today.
Architects seeking solutions for sustainable living in the 21st century are taking notes from the ancient city of Caral in Peru, an engineering marvel built some 5,000 years ago.
New findings at Egypt's Khufu pyramid are raising hopes of unravelling the mysteries of one of the ancient world's most iconic monuments, including whether it may contain secret chambers.
A technology-wielding archaeologist billed as a modern world "Indiana Jones" has won a coveted million-dollar TED prize for her work tracking antiquities and the looting of such wonders.