Following his death in 1955, Albert Einstein's brain was removed, cut into 240 pieces and slowly distributed to scientists around the world. But where is Einstein's brain now?
Using a metal detector in a field, a Norwegian man stumbled upon a number of silver pieces dating back to the Viking Age.
A Nazi shipwreck that sank in the North Sea in 1942 is still polluting the seafloor around it, but there are signs of sea life adapting to the wreck.
A 1,000-year-old amulet of Thor's Hammer found in Sweden shows the lasting popularity of the ancient Norse deity, who has now won a new audience with Chris Hemsworth's portrayal of the Viking god of war in Marvel movies.
1,500-year-old carved stone from the 'Painted People' in Scotland possibly reveals a bull, pelicans and an ancient alphabet.
Archaeologists in Sweden excavating a Viking grave field have uncovered two burials containing swords standing upright.
The wreck of a 17th-century Swedish warship — a sister ship of the famous Vasa, which sank only an hour into its maiden voyage in 1628 — has been discovered near Stockholm.
A hair sample from an ancient trophy head found buried in Peru reveals that the victim consumed a psychoactive plant prior to death.
British archaeologist Howard Carter often gets the credit for discovering the tomb of King Tutankhamun. But many Egyptians helped, and one youngster may have even originally discovered the tomb.
Day of the Dead might sound like a solemn affair, but Mexico's famous holiday is actually a lively commemoration of the departed.
Archaeologists have unearthed a silver medallion depicting the Greek goddess Aphrodite in a 2,100-year-old grave on the northeastern coast of the Black Sea.
CT scans of the child's mummy show that the toddler, a descendant of an Austrian count, died from a vitamin D deficiency due to lack of sunlight.
More than 240 skeletons have been unearthed from a former medieval friary cemetery, revealing a "snapshot of the community."
Egypt's ministry of antiquities thinks the statue was stolen from the Karnak Temple some time after 1970.
An astonishingly lifelike facial reconstruction reveals the face of an enigmatic mummy who may have been the biological father of the renowned pharaoh Tutankhamen.