One of the greatest cliches uttered about her majesty Queen Elizabeth II is that in 60 years of reigning over us, "she has never put a foot wrong". This may well be true, but how do we know? What do we really know about how ...
(AP) -- Ancestry.com Inc. will acquire rival family history website Archives.com for about $100 million in cash and assumed liabilities, the companies announced Wednesday.
(AP) -- The newly released 1940 U.S. census is such a hot item that it took a day for the website to get up to speed after tens of millions of hits almost paralyzed it.
(AP) -- Interest in the newly released 1940 U.S. census is so great that the government website with the information is nearly paralyzed.
The National Archives opened a treasure trove to genealogists and historians on Monday, releasing the 1940 national census in its entirety -- and doing so for the first time online.
You often hear about the Framers of the Constitution, but not so much the framers of the Magna Carta. They work for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
(AP) -- As U.S. doctors in Guatemala were wrapping up one of the most unethical medical experiments they had ever conducted, a Guatemalan medical official praised the lead researcher as noble and thanked him profusely.
A recent manuscript published in The Archives of Microbiology documents the discovery of a hyperthermophilic archaeon in Yellowstone National Park. It is proposed that this archaeon be named in honor of professor Everett ...
Fabrication specialists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are joining forces with conservators at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to protect and display a document that influenced ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Duke University graduate student has discovered what is believed to be the only known printed copy of Haiti's Declaration of Independence.