Here's the science behind the bizarre sand pillars that formed on the shores of Lake Michigan.
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.
A new study claims that a fossil previously believed to be the first known four-legged snake is actually more lizard-like than serpentine.
A new analysis of two Triassic skulls found in Greenland reveals a new species of long-necked dinosaur.
"Gorgons" that lived during the Permian period bit each other on the face, the discovery of a bite mark on a skull reveals.