Paleontologists in Peru have described an ancient species of whale that was way heavier than a blue whale.
Archaeologists in England used a tooth enamel analysis to confirm that a 2,000-year-old burial contained a female warrior.
Scientists in Antarctica did the unimaginable: They grew a bounty of watermelons while living on the ice-cold continent.
Researchers created a facial approximation of a 45,000-year-old individual who is believed to be the oldest anatomically modern human ever to be genetically sequenced.
Drone footage captures Iceland's "baby volcano" throwing a hissy fit, spewing molten lava into the sky.
Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,300-year-old Iron Age glass workshop that could be one of the oldest in the world.
Archaeologists unearthed a collection of hand axes that are the largest and oldest known stone tools found in Britain.
Scientists have solved the mystery of what Anomalocaris canadensis, an extinct apex predator, may have eaten.
Spider mites engage in a bizarre mating ritual that has never been observed before in any animal species.
Archaeologists in England have found up to 25 large pits dotting the countryside, but their purpose remains a mystery.
A new analysis has determined that a Copper Age skeleton discovered in a tomb in Spain was wrongly identified as a man.
Researchers created a 3D image of a Bronze Age woman who was likely part of Europe’s “Bell Beaker” culture.
Scientists studying hunter-gatherer societies around the world discovered the stereotypes that men were hunters and women were gatherers was wrong.
A new facial approximation offers insight into one of humankind's extinct relatives, Homo floresiensis.
Scientists studied the fossilized teeth of megalodon and determined that the jumbo-size extinct species of shark was warm-blooded.
A forensic artist has created a facial reconstruction of a 16-year-old girl who was wearing an ornate gold cross and buried in a bed 1,300 years ago.