A group of archaeologists turned over a broken block of limestone on the floor of a rock shelter in southwestern France and discovered what could be one of the oldest examples of art in Europe.
Scientists found that when LSD attaches to serotonin receptors, the drug gets locked inside for a long time, which could explain the duration of acid trips.
Termite colonies and self-organizing plants might not be mutually exclusive explanations for the barren patches known as fairy circles.
New satellite images show that further destruction has occurred at Palmyra since the ancient Syrian city was retaken by ISIS last month.
A zebra shark at an Australian aquarium had pups even after living in isolation from males for years.
The official search for MH370 was called off nearly three years after the plane vanished without a trace over the Indian Ocean.
A gatehouse has been uncovered during recent excavations at an ancient mining camp in southern Israel. Here's a look at the excavations and fortress system found.
Older Americans are among the fastest growing groups of pot users, and now researchers are trying to figure out why.
Archaeologists revealed a fortified gatehouse and donkey stables at a biblical-era copper mining camp in southern Israel.
Scientists extracted ancient DNA from a woman buried at Troy and revealed her cause of death: a bacterial infection during pregnancy.
Archaeologists discovered hundreds of Indian potatoes at a once-waterlogged prehistoric garden in British Columbia.
Divers have recovered fragments of a lavish silk-and-wool carpet at a 17th-century shipwreck off the coast of the Netherlands.
Zinc deficiency, not lead poisoning, may have been a major factor in the declining health of the crew on the deadly 19th-century Arctic voyage.
In a surprise find, archaeologists discovered an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in England with more than 80 graves. See photos of the cemetery and the rare, waterlogged wooden coffins at the site.
Archaeologists uncovered an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in England with dozens of rare wooden coffins arranged in rows.
The isolated but wildlife-rich Ross Sea off Antarctica will be protected from fishing and other human activities under the new agreement.
Sling stones and other projectiles were found outside an ancient wall in Jerusalem, which are likely evidence of the Roman emperor Titus' siege of Jerusalem in A.D. 70.
Archaeologists discovered a field of stones and other projectiles outside an ancient wall in Jerusalem. These could be 2,000-year-old traces of a battle with Rome.
The European Space Agency lost contact with its ExoMars Schiaparelli lander less than a minute before it was supposed to land on Mars, scientists say.