Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 11, 2015) Archaeologists unearth 150 skeletons from medieval times found beneath a Paris supermarket, think they may have been part of a "mass mortality crisis" like Bubonic plague. Mana Rabiee reports.
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Apr. 29, 2015) Veterans and British soldiers work alongside archaeologists to unearth the history of the Waterloo battlefield 200 years on.
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AFP (May 3, 2015) The Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu, known as the "Monkey Temple", was reduced to a pile of rubble by the earthquake that devastated much of Nepal on 25 April. Archeologists are at the site to ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 6, 2011) A building on the grounds of Fujian Province's Fahai Temple has been lost to fire. The temple dates back to the year 945, and houses a large number of ancient Buddhist ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Apr. 29, 2015) Scientists in Chile unearth fossil of a dinosaur boasting an unusual combination of traits, similar to the platypus. Sharon Reich reports.
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AP (May 31, 2013) An Italian expert in Hebrew manuscripts has discovered the oldest known complete Torah scroll, a sheepskin document dating from 1155-1225. It was right under his nose, in the University of Bologna ... watch video
July 28, 2015 Scientists write that sea-level rise (3.4 mm/yr) is faster in the Chesapeake Bay region than any other location on the Atlantic coast of North America, and twice the global average (1.7 mm/yr). They ... read more
July 28, 2015 The light-sensing molecules that tell plants whether to germinate, when to flower and which direction to grow to seek more sunlight were inherited millions of years ago from ... read more
July 27, 2015 The Viking hit-and-run raids on monastic communities such as Lindisfarne and Iona were the most infamous result of burgeoning Scandinavian maritime prowess in the closing years of the Eighth ... read more
July 20, 2015 For the first time, advanced technologies made it possible to read parts of a damaged scroll that is at least 1,500 years old, discovered inside the Holy Ark of the synagogue ... read more
July 23, 2015 New research reveals that some of the earliest civilizations in the Middle East and the Fertile Crescent may have been affected by abrupt climate change. These findings show ... read more
July 23, 2015 Measurements of iron speciation in ancient rocks were used to construct the chemistry of ancient oceans. Analysis suggests that it took less oxygen than previously thought to ... read more
July 22, 2015 Animal populations on islands tend to develop weird traits over time, becoming big or small or losing the ability to fly. One less-studied pattern of evolution on islands is ... 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
July 4, 2014 A unique archaeological find uncovered near the site of a Roman villa in Dorset could help to shed light on the rural elite of late-Roman Britain. The skeletal remains are thought to be unique as ... read more
June 4, 2014 Long-lost paintings have been discovered on the walls of Cambodia's ancient Angkor Wat temple. The ancient paintings date back almost 500 years and depict deities, animals, boats and the temple ... read more
Sep. 18, 2012 An archaeological team has uncovered a massive Roman mosaic in southern Turkey -- a meticulously crafted, 1,600-square-foot work of decorative handiwork built during the region's imperial ... read more