A Stone Age adult survived attempted brain surgery before dying more than 7,000 years ago.
Divers in Southeast Asia have located the lost wreck of what's thought to be a U.S. Navy submarine that sank in 1943 after it was attacked by Japanese aircraft.
Scientists have discovered human footprints embedded on an ancient lake surface in the Nefud Desert in Saudi Arabia that are around 120,000 years old.
Archaeologists have identified the wreck of a Mexican steamer as La Union, an illegal slave ship that smuggled the Maya as cargo to Cuba.
A geomagnetic storm that sparked spectacular aurora displays could also have contributed to the sinking of the Titanic.
Before she became a Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s work as an attorney in the 1970s fundamentally changed the court’s approach to women's rights and how we think about women – and men.
A CT scan of an ancient mummy shows that its "mummy portrait" was almost, but not completely accurate.
Divers from Finland have made an unexpected discovery while exploring the depths of the Baltic Sea, finding an incredibly well-preserved shipwreck dating back almost 400 years.
Fierce debate over the Nebra Sky Disk has been reignited by a new study that suggests it is at least 1,000 years younger than previously thought.
The wreck of a German warship torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine in 1940 has been discovered in deep water off the North Sea coast of southern Norway.
These ancient Chinese texts on human anatomy are as old, if not older, than their Greek counterparts.
A secret U.S. Army tactical unit called the "Ghost Army" tricked German forces during WWII with fake military displays that were deceptively real.