21 March 2013, 12:00 PM ET
New research that examined fossil DNA suggests humans left Africa no earlier than 95,000 years ago, contradicting recent studies.
21 March 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Bronze Age stone monuments that look like life-size ships are often found with graves inside, but one researcher thinks these sites were useful for the living, too.
21 March 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Major work went into drying out swampland for a Belgian abbey, the discovery suggests.
21 March 2013, 10:00 AM ET
A major project in the middle ages drained the swamps in Belgium.
20 March 2013, 03:08 PM ET
Find also sheds light on future seismic risk.
20 March 2013, 11:50 AM ET
The device may represent the sun god's journey through the underworld.
20 March 2013, 10:47 AM ET
English monarch's reburial has sparked controversy and emotion.
20 March 2013, 09:01 AM ET
Scientists have discovered the oldest Egyptian sundial and amazing mummies and tombs at the royal burial site.
19 March 2013, 08:01 PM ET
Fossil footprints can provide misleading insights into how early human ancestors walked
19 March 2013, 05:31 PM ET
Sometimes thought of as dumb brutes, Neanderthals, a dead-end species in human evolution, used tools, buried their dead and controlled fire, among other intelligent behaviors.
19 March 2013, 12:26 PM ET
The exquisitely preserved Homo erectus fossil known as Turkana Boy was probably not suffering from dwarfism or scoliosis
19 March 2013, 10:48 AM ET
The research sheds light on biblical peoples.
18 March 2013, 09:12 AM ET
The effort of building the cult city of Amarna overnight may have taken its toll on everyday citizens.
18 March 2013, 08:06 AM ET
A cemetery at the legendary city of Amarna in Egypt has revealed the hard life of commoners in the city.
17 March 2013, 08:24 AM ET
Why we wear green and other holiday curiosities.
15 March 2013, 04:30 PM ET
The civilization known as the Minoans built a huge palace on the island of Crete.
15 March 2013, 01:10 PM ET
A railway construction project unearths 13 grisly specimens.
15 March 2013, 11:39 AM ET
The 13 skeletons were found buried in two rows in London.
14 March 2013, 03:46 PM ET
A skeleton and a carved sandstone slab, decorated with markers of nobility, were unearthed during construction in Edinburgh.
14 March 2013, 02:31 PM ET
Historical preservation needs a voice on par with environmental protection.
14 March 2013, 09:56 AM ET
The coin suggests Chinese explorer Zheng He, the Christopher Columbus of the East, visited east Africa.
13 March 2013, 02:03 PM ET
The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
12 March 2013, 08:01 PM ET
Because Neanderthals devoted more brain space to processing sight, they had less room for social cognition and may have died out as a result
12 March 2013, 06:22 PM ET
The concept of zero, both as a placeholder and as a symbol for nothing, is a relatively recent development.
12 March 2013, 04:11 PM ET
Keeping a fire going during a rainstorm and keeping rivals from stealing cooked food or fire required high levels of cognition.