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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Aug. 27, 2015 WHRC scientists have counseled the State Department on policies that could control permafrost thaw, including reducing global carbon emissions from fossil fuel use and deforestation, and limiting ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 In an unexpected discovery, a research team of scientists and art conservators has found an unusual use of the pigment Egyptian blue in Roman-era Egyptian mummy portraits. No ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 The membranes of sediment-entombed archaea are an increasingly popular way to determine ocean surface temperatures back to the age of the dinosaurs. But new results show that ... read more
Aug. 24, 2015 The second ice age during the Cryogenian period was not followed by the sudden and chaotic melting-back of the ice as previously thought, but ended with regular advances and retreats of the ice, ... read more
Aug. 21, 2015 A recalculation of the dates at which boulders were uncovered by melting glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age has conclusively shown that the glacial retreat was due to ... 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