England's Salisbury Plain is famous as the home of Stonehenge and other enigmatic ancient sites. But it has just yielded a much more recent archaeological wonder: a network of World War I tunnels.
Bedbugs are stubborn parasites that leave itchy and unsightly bites, though they don't transmit disease or pose any serious medical risk.
The 19th-century sunken ship could offer more clues about the fate of the Franklin Expedition, which set off in search of a Northwest Passage 170 years ago.
Scientists have gathered images of the ancient canyons, craters, hills and permafrost fields that are hidden under Earth's icy seas.
Scientists have compiled an updated atlas of undersea landscapes carved by glaciers and icebergs. Photos reveal these formations, hidden in Earth's polar regions.
Scientists created a DNA database for 24 of the sailors who died during the 19th-century Franklin Expedition looking for the fabled Northwest Passage.
Long before the invention of modern dentistry, hunter-gatherers figured out how to scoop out and fill their cavities.
Hidden for centuries, richly colored mosaic floors from the lost Roman city of Ucetia have been uncovered in France.
Archaeologists have undertaken a large-scale excavation in Uzès, a city in southern France. They found mosaic floors dating back to Roman times, when the city was called Ucetia.
A pit of human remains in England show signs that the living were protecting themselves from zombies.
Archaeologists in England think they've found evidence of medieval methods to prevent the dead from walking.
Scientists gave killer whales a breathalyzer to test the animals' health, and found that the orcas are carrying some human pathogens.
Archaeologists in Austria say they have detected the remains of the bakeries, fast-food stands and shops that would have served spectators at the ancient Roman city of Carnuntum.
Archaeologists detected ancient shops and food stalls that would have served spectators outside of a big arena in Austria. And they have digitally recreated this Roman amphitheater called Carnuntum.
Hundreds of World War I-era liquor bottles have been uncovered at a buried British barracks in Israel. A glass expert says the bottles once held wine, beer and soda.
Scientists have observed a chimpanzee cleaning the teeth of her adopted son, suggesting that humans might not be the only species with funerary rituals.
Archaeologists have discovered a rare example of rock art on the ceiling of a burial chamber dating back to Israel's "Dark Ages" 4,000 years ago.
Archaeologists studying megalithic tombs in northern Israel recently excavated one burial chamber with a mysterious example of rock art on its ceiling.
A new weather satellite promises to deliver unprecedented data on Earth's lightning, and it has already captured its first spectacular images of storms from space.
Archaeologists are pondering the meaning of a carved jade pendant from a royal Maya ruler that was discovered in southern Belize.
A new analysis found that the ancient Southwestern Pueblo people used the golden ratio and other geometric constructs in the Sun Temple of Mesa Verde.
A new study could help explain why so many snow leopards get killed in retaliation for eating domestic animals.
Many of the people who take care of U.S. federal lands and wildlife refuges say their jobs have become more dangerous, according to a new survey.
Richly decorated with images of gods, baboons and mortals alike, the burial chamber of a royal scribe dates back to the Ramesside period, around 1200 B.C.
Ice loss on the Greenland Ice Sheet could reveal buried hazardous waste from a Cold War-era military base.