The two-horned rhino perished in a Pompeii style eruption 9.2 million years ago.
An ancient Italian town, which disappeared after its abandonment 1,500 years ago and now lies buried underground, has been mapped by researchers, revealing the location of its theatre, marketplace and other buildings
New research suggests that in Italy iced products were enjoyed by rich and poor alike as long as 300 years ago.
Researchers have discovered the strange shapes of the world's earliest-known baby animals preserved as fossils.
An international team of scientists has discovered in Greenland the Earth's oldest known impact site. A 60 mile wide crater is the result of a massive asteroid or comet impact three billion years ago, they say.
Researchers have decoded the complex thinking behind the bow and arrow.
German palaeontologists have unearthed nine pairs of fossilized turtles that perished while having sex some 47 million years ago, unveiling the first-ever fossil record of copulating vertebrates.
Melt-glass material found in sedimentary rocks at sites around the world has provided new evidence for an extraterrestrial impact about 13,000 years ago.
Giant insects ruled prehistoric skies until the evolution of birds about 150 million years ago, says a new study.
DNA analysis has solved two mysteries that have long puzzled the horse-racing world. The study unmasked the truth in a 132-year-old Epsom Derby, revealing which of two horses actually won the race, and confirmed the authenticity of the 220-year-old skeleton of the Eclipse, a legendary name in racing worldwide.
New research might offer more circumstantial evidence that Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on Nikumaroro island, an uninhabited atoll in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati.
Flutes date back to 42,000 years, a new research has concluded.