The submerged remains of a Roman road have been found on the seafloor of the Venice lagoon, along with archaeological structures that are thought to be what's left of a dock and settlements.
A 2,550-year-old inscription, written in the name of Nabonidus, the last king of Babylon, has been discovered carved on basalt stone in northern Saudi Arabia.
Chased from the Northumbrian throne in 806, King Eardwulf is believed to have hidden in this cave for the rest of his life.
A researcher claims to have identified the long-lost tomb of Olympias, the mother of Alexander the Great. But other scholars are skeptical.
The portion of DNA that's unique to modern humans is enriched for genes involved with brain development.
Cannabis, the source of marijuana, originated in northwest China, where local strains are most like the original strain of cannabis cultivated more than 12,000 years ago.
Karl Marx was the author of the Communist Manifesto, the creator of Marxist theory, and one of the most influential thinkers ever.
Beneath the Western Wall in Israel, archaeologists have uncovered an elaborate building that may have been used by Jerusalem's local council and their guests on their journey to Temple Mount.
Two coins minted about 70 years apart by Jewish rebels during two separate revolts against the Roman Empire have been discovered in the West Bank.
Since May 28, the graves of more than 1,000 Indigenous children have been discovered in Canada, on the grounds of former state-funded boarding schools run by the Catholic Church.
A perplexing mystery about a scattered hoard of ancient Roman coins found near a river in the Netherlands has now been solved.
Human remains dating to the 14th and 15th centuries show that people who lived in what is now Gabon modified their faces through tooth removal.
Thousands of medieval Islamic tombs in eastern Sudan were arranged in hard-to-detect patterns, with sacred "parent" tombs hosting subclusters of emanating burials.
Archaeologists have unearthed a rare instance of Neanderthal-created art in a German cave once famous for its "unicorn bones."
The artist's remains are reportedly buried in France's Chateau d'Amboise. Now, scientists are one step closer to identifying them.
Archaeologists searching for a royal palace in Germany have discovered a 1,000-year-old church constructed for Otto the Great (also called Otto 1).