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 (Aug. 1, 2016) Greek archaeologists have uncovered one of the largest ancient cemeteries in Athens, filled with a mass grave of shackled skeletons believed to be victims of an execution. Mana Rabiee reports.
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CBC (Feb. 13, 2013) Birchtown, N.S., is famous for having been one of the largest settlements of Black Loyalists, black soldiers who sided with the British during the American Revolution and found refuge in Canada. ... watch video
AFP (Mar. 16, 2013) Workers building a new railway in London have unearthed 13 skeletons thought to be victims of the Black Death plague that swept through Europe in the 14th century, archaeologists said on ... watch video
AFP (July 25, 2014) Visitors will be able to look down from a glass walkway on the grave of King Richard III when a new centre opens in the English cathedral city of Leicester, where the infamous hunchback was found ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Feb. 23, 2015) A rare First Folio discovered in a French library arrives at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, where the Bard's plays were first performed. Elly Park reports.
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AFP (Mar. 25, 2014) The disused Connaught rail tunnel in London which dates back to the 19th century is being brought back to life for the Crossrail project, a new transport link to connect east and west London. ... watch video
Oct. 19, 2016 Researchers have observed wild-bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil deliberately break stones, unintentionally creating flakes that share many of the characteristics of those ... read more
Oct. 17, 2016 Remember dropping your milk teeth? After a lot of wiggling the tooth finally dropped out. But in your hand was only the enamel-covered crown: the entire root of the tooth had ... read more
Oct. 17, 2016 With recent studies proving that almost everyone has a little bit of Neanderthal DNA in them ---- up to 5 percent of the human genome --- it's become clear our ancestors not only had some serious ... read more
June 8, 2016 A single entry of the plague bacterium into Europe was responsible for the Black Plague of the mid-14th century. This same strain sparked recurrent outbreaks on the continent over the following four ... read more
May 7, 2014 A new study suggests that people who survived the medieval mass-killing plague known as the Black Death lived significantly longer and were healthier than people who lived before the epidemic struck ... read more
Mar. 15, 2013 Today archaeologists unearthed a 'Black Death' grave in London, containing more than a dozen skeletons of people suspected to have died from the plague. The victims are thought to have died ... read more
Nov. 29, 2012 Researchers have compared medieval and modern plague pathogens. In a comparison of more than 300 contemporary strains of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, with ancient ... read more