19 April 2013, 04:25 PM ET
A new walk through the discovery of a lost king's bones catches the search's human side.
19 April 2013, 08:35 AM ET
Historical records suggest a torture-like traction method was widely available and used at the time.
18 April 2013, 11:37 AM ET
Fertilizer plant explosion occurs 66 years after 1947 Texas City disaster.
17 April 2013, 03:08 PM ET
Grooming kits may have been used to treat a devastating eye disease, an archaeologist suggests.
16 April 2013, 07:01 PM ET
The diminutive creature's relatively large brain suggests it wasn't a deformed modern human.
16 April 2013, 12:29 PM ET
The grave might belong to China's notorious Emperor Yang of Sui.
15 April 2013, 05:57 PM ET
The ancient bath had a sophisticated system to keep water pure.
15 April 2013, 05:04 PM ET
New analysis suggests he was about 80 miles shy.
12 April 2013, 06:14 PM ET
The city of Babylon was the center of an empire for two millennia, ruled by influential kings such as Hammurabi and Nebuchadnezzar.
12 April 2013, 12:02 PM ET
A grotesque portrait of Cleopatra discovered in the 1980s may have been sketched by Michelangelo's friend and student.
11 April 2013, 02:52 PM ET
Picture-filled books of Japan's Edo period helped democratize reading, and apparently dance lessons.
11 April 2013, 02:03 PM ET
Most detailed study of Au. sediba zooms in on its anatomy and behavior 2 million years ago.
11 April 2013, 02:00 PM ET
Scientists have taken the closest look yet at the movement and behavior of an extinct hominin.
11 April 2013, 12:54 PM ET
The link between the Mayan calendar and the European calendar gets more certain.
11 April 2013, 11:41 AM ET
Despite coming from society's upper echelons, Otzi the Iceman showed evidence of serious gum disease, cavities and dental trauma.
11 April 2013, 08:46 AM ET
From magic crystal navigation to drug-induced killing sprees, here are 7 strange facts about Viking culture.
10 April 2013, 03:34 PM ET
An 11th century Viking sun compass found in Greenland may have been used to determine latitude, new research suggests
10 April 2013, 01:16 PM ET
The first attempt to send cherry trees didn't turn out so well.
10 April 2013, 10:08 AM ET
This rare British aircraft was named by the speed that it could suddenly appear, strike and then disappear.
10 April 2013, 09:55 AM ET
War rhetoric follows a historic cycle, but what if the outcome was different this time?
09 April 2013, 11:08 AM ET
The megalith was likely built 4,000 years ago and then covered by the sea.
08 April 2013, 11:30 AM ET
The inside story of the Gospel of Judas.
08 April 2013, 11:30 AM ET
The 3rd-century A.D. Gospel of Judas.
05 April 2013, 05:51 PM ET
Queen Hapshepsut was the first female pharaoh, but she ruled Egypt as a man.
05 April 2013, 02:51 PM ET
A wine-pressing complex was uncovered among the ruins of an ancient Byzantine settlement.