Considering Finland's highly acidic soil, archaeologists were surprised to find animal fur and feathers buried alongside a child from the Stone Age.
A facial reconstruction of a medieval skull reveals that the battle victim may have been struck a fatal blow by an ax.
Using DNA evidence, forensic scientists created a facial reconstruction of a "vampire" who lived during the 18th century.
A hair sample from an ancient trophy head found buried in Peru reveals that the victim consumed a psychoactive plant prior to death.
CT scans of the child's mummy show that the toddler, a descendant of an Austrian count, died from a vitamin D deficiency due to lack of sunlight.
More than 240 skeletons have been unearthed from a former medieval friary cemetery, revealing a "snapshot of the community."
Fractures in an Antarctic iceberg were likely caused by rapid changes in the currents that flow through the Southern Ocean.
Thousands of cannonball jellyfish washed ashore along North Carolina beaches during a red drum spawning event.
Chernobyl frogs' evolution shows how they have adapted to live with higher radiation by turning black.
Biologists studied Burmese pythons to see just how wide the snakes could gape their jaws to swallow large prey.
An ancient tiny reptile called "Scleromochlus taylori" gives a better look at the evolution of other ancient reptiles.
Researchers in Wyoming have named a new species of plesiosaur defined by its long neck and snappy jaws.
Researchers have identified the earliest gliding reptile, which used its wings to fly from tree to tree.