Britain's oldest artworks have been unearthed on the Channel Island of Jersey, showing what apperar to be Ice Age scenes of mammoths in ancient lands now drowned by the sea.
This alcoholic beverage has quenched thirsts for thousands of years and is one of the oldest chemistry experiments in the world.
Mysterious stone structures that dot lava fields and deserts across Saudi Arabia may be some of the oldest monuments in the world, scientists say.
Researchers scanned the mummified corpses of a cat, a snake and a bird, revealing the grim details of their deaths
Freemasonry is often misunderstood as a cult or a religion, but it's actually the world's largest fraternal organization with a long and complex history.
New research reveals a plot by Henry VIII's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell to change the balance of power on the Great Bible's front page, just a year before his execution for high treason.
In 7000 B.C., a kiln-like pit became the site of the earliest know human cremation in the Near East.
The remains of several timber circles constructed over 4,500 years ago have been discovered at the Perdigões complex archaeological site in Portugal.
A groundbreaking heart transplant in Virginia in 1968, one of the first in the world, was performed using the heart of a Black patient that was taken without his family's knowledge.
White surgeons racing to perform a pioneering transplant in 1968 took a Black patient's heart — but didn't tell his family.
Today's humans carry the genes of an ancient, unknown ancestor, left there by hominin species intermingling perhaps a million years ago.
Spanish records dating to the 16th century hinted that the Inca people performed underwater ritual offerings, and archaeologists have finally found one that's still intact.
A clay head that dates back almost 3,000 years may be a rare depiction of Yahweh, or God. But other archaeologists aren't convinced.