AFP (Oct. 15, 2013) The ruins of Detroit's proud industrial past have become something of a tourist attraction in the now bankrupt city. But development is revitalising some of the grandest ruins downtown, leaving ruin ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 13, 2013) Unmanned drones often bring up images of targeted killings in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen. But in Peru, drones are being successfully used to monitor crops and study ancient ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 13, 2012) At 215 million years old, turtle fossils unearthed in southern Poland are the world's most ancient and complete known remains of their kind, and could provide priceless clues to the mysterious ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 7, 2013) Its rich history makes it a tourist destination.
Now, Rome's new mayor pays homage to the streets once ruled by emperors by closing them off to traffic.
Tourists and some proud locals are welcoming ... watch video
FORA.tv (May 1, 2013) Augmented History: How 3D Scanners Are Digitizing Ruins
World Monuments Fund - Empire State Building
After an introduction by Glenn Boornazian of WMF's conservation project at St. Trophime, Didier ... watch video
AP (June 7, 2012) The ruins of Bannerman's castle some 50 miles north of New York City are all that's left of a once glorified warehouse made to look like a Scottish castle. A trust has fixed up the structure's ... watch video
May 21, 2015 One of the best-known Danish Bronze Age finds, the Egtved Girl from 1370 BC, was not born in Egtved, Denmark, reveals new research. Strontium isotope analyses of the girl's ... read more
May 20, 2015 Paleontologists have published a description of the first dinosaur fossil from Washington state. The fossil was collected along the shores of Sucia Island State Park in the ... read more
Nov. 10, 2014 A bearded deity has been discovered with astral symbols. Archaeologists excavated the unique Roman relief depicting an unknown god in an ancient sanctuary in Turkey. According to a first assessment, ... read more
Aug. 19, 2013 Archaeologists have discovered the remains of massive ancient fortifications built around an Iron Age Assyrian harbor in present-day Israel. The fortifications appear to protect an artificial harbor, ... read more
Oct. 15, 2012 Troy, the palatial city of prehistory, sacked by the Greeks through trickery and a fabled wooden horse, will be excavated anew beginning in 2013 by a cross-disciplinary team of archaeologists and ... read more
June 6, 2012 Archaeologists have used airborne laser mapping to unveil archaeological ruins in a Honduran rainforest. An initial analysis of the LiDAR survey has identified ruins that could be those of Ciudad ... read more