An ancient Egyptian tomb just south of Cairo was filled with magical spells intended to protect the dead from snake bites.
A genetic analysis of head lice that have evolved in tandem with humans has revealed two distinct groups of lice that merged in the Americas as a result of Asian and European migrations.
A newly-launched 3D model of ancient Rome lets viewers experience the city as it was in its heyday in the fourth century.
A new facial reconstruction depicts a Neanderthal whose skeleton was found by priests in a French cave.
An ancient Egyptian woman had an ovarian tumor with teeth and was buried with a possible healing object.
New scientific techniques are helping us reconstruct people from the past in uncanny detail.
It's possible that wind erosion made a rock feature in ancient Egypt look something like a sphinx, and then the Egyptians further refined it into the iconic monument.
DNA analysis is changing the science of facial reconstructions and making them more lifelike than ever before.
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