AFP (Mar. 10, 2015) Archaeologists in London have begun digging up some 3,000 historic skeletons including those of plague victims from a burial ground that will become a new train station, the company in charge said. ... watch video
AP (Nov. 19, 2014) Richard Johnson, a computer and engineering professor at Cornell University, is using technology to uncover mysteries about the age and authenticity of historic paintings by artists like Johannes ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 23, 2012) An archaeologist studying a Celtic burial mound in Germany has discovered that it was not only a grave site, but a huge astronomical chronometer. The prince's grave at its center is part of a ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (May 20, 2015) Police in Peru used tear gas to evict more than 400 squatters from an ancient burial site on Tuesday (May 19). Sean Carberry reports.
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Reuters (Dec. 10, 2013) Archaeologists recover thousands of ancient remains at a 3,000-year-old site near Bogota that experts believe could reveal new insights into Colombia's pre-Hispanic people. Sharon Reich ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 9, 2014) French archaeologists say they have discovered historically significant pre-Neanderthal remains which give insight into the behavior of the extinct human species. Tara Cleary reports.
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June 30, 2015 While studying Yersinia pestis, the bacteria responsible for epidemics of plague such as the Black Death, scientists found a single small genetic change that fundamentally ... read more
June 30, 2015 Researchers have calculated the number of undiscovered meteorite impact sites on Earth's surface. Geologists say a total of 188 have been confirmed so far, and 340 are still ... read more
Oct. 9, 2014 Divers and archaeologists have retrieved stunning new finds from an ancient Greek ship that sank more than 2,000 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera. The rescued antiquities include ... read more
Sep. 18, 2014 Archaeologists have uncovered a trove of relics and remains at Chapel of St Morrell in Leicestershire. Some relationships last a lifetime -- and archaeologists have discovered that they can last even ... read more