On display at Christie's are an array of objects not normally found in auction houses, such as a triceratops skull and the tallest rocking horse in the world. The items will be on exhibit in London until they are sold on September 5, 2013.
AP (June 20, 2014) After a $1 million renovation, what used to be a modest artifacts-behind-glass museum atop the Northeast's highest peak is now "Extreme Mount Washington," packed with modern, interactive exhibits. ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 6, 2014) A few of the 50,000 objects found in a subterranean tunnel constructed in the pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan will go on display in 2015 in Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology. Duration: ... watch video
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
June 7, 2011 You can be distracted by something totally worthless if that something was once associated with a reward, scientists have found. The results of their research have implications for understanding how ... read more
Nov. 15, 2010 Older rats appeared unable to discriminate between objects with similar features, behavior comparable to that of elderly people, who often have memory and perception troubles. The older rats' ... read more