Archaeologists discovered a Roman-era amphitheater from late antiquity on the banks of the Rhine River in Switzerland.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two gigantic sphinxes depicting King Amenhotep III, the grandfather of King Tut.
Scientists in Antarctica have unexpectedly spotted a sub-Antarctic penguin breeding on the southernmost continent.
The reanalysis of slender gold and silver tubes found in a Bronze Age burial suggests that they were drinking straws.
Rumors are swirling after a Tyrannosaurus rex skull was spotted in the home of The Rock in a recent interview. But is it real or a cast?
A volunteer archaeologist discovered a stash of 41 "rainbow cup" Celtic coins dating to 2,000 years ago in Germany.
Archaeologists in China have discovered a rare 2,500-year-old piece of military equipment; an intricately-fashioned leather-scale armor that resembles the scales of a fish.
The discovery of four shark fossils with bite marks shows that ancient sharks attacked or scavenged each other.
The discovery of a semitrailer-size ichthyosaur from the early Triassic shows that these reptiles got big really fast, evolutionarily speaking.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive "garbage dump" at the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor that is brimming with ancient offerings to a fertility goddess.
A dinosaur egg laid 70 million years ago reveals that embryos got "into position" before hatching, just like modern bird do.
Today's winter solstice will boast the year's fewest hours of daylight for the Northern Hemisphere. Here's why.
During the last ice age, five mammoths — a baby, two juveniles and two adults — died at a "graveyard" in what is now the United Kingdom.
Three gold tongues, belonging to a man, woman and child who lived in Egypt about 2,500 years ago, were found in two tombs.
A chemical analysis of a medieval man's remains from the Scottish Highlands reveals he wasn't a local.
Paleontologists in Chile have found the remains of an ankylosaur that represents a new dinosaur lineage.
A scientific illustrator has made a facial reconstruction of a powerful woman who lived during the Bronze Age in what is now Spain.