Archaeologists have found what may be the greatest Egyptian discovery since King Tut's tomb.
A new genetic study finds connections between Indigenous South Americans and Indigenous people in Oceana.
A well-preserved fossil reveals that 180 million years ago, an eight-armed predator suffocated with its prey.
A dead "river monster" from the Amazon was discovered in Florida, leading to concerns that the fish might become an invasive species there.
A bizarre shark with wing-like side fins soared through an ancient sea 93 million years ago in what is now Mexico.
A dead sperm whale measuring 52 feet (16 meters) long is rotting away on a beach in southern Australia.
A Bronze Age woman buried with a silver diadem may have ruled a kingdom in what is now southeastern Spain.
An ancient Egyptian pet cemetery holding the remains of cats, dogs and monkeys, some wearing collars, was unearthed by the Red Sea.
New depictions of Lucy and the Taung child are shedding light on the tricky task of facial reconstruction.
Alligators often 'snorkel' during cold snaps, so they don't become trapped underwater without access to air.