A facial approximation of an Icelandic woman shows that she suffered from syphilis during her lifetime about 500 years ago.
Using skeletal remains unearthed in Norway, researchers created a realistic-looking model of what this medieval woman may have looked like.
The identity of an Egyptian mummy has baffled archaeologists for centuries. Now they know what she may have looked like.
Scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient watermelon and discovered that it contains the oldest plant genome in the world.
Considering Finland's highly acidic soil, archaeologists were surprised to find animal fur and feathers buried alongside a child from the Stone Age.
A facial reconstruction of a medieval skull reveals that the battle victim may have been struck a fatal blow by an ax.
Using DNA evidence, forensic scientists created a facial reconstruction of a "vampire" who lived during the 18th century.
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