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.
Israeli archaeologists digging in northern Israel have unearthed what appears to be one of the largest troves of Canaanite treasures ever found -- a three millennia old collection of gold and silver jewelry.
A timeline encompassing thousands of years, granite outcrops filled with rock art and stamps of approval similar to primitive "likes": welcome to a Bronze Age Facebook.
Smart car sized turtles roamed what is now Colombia some 60 million years ago, according to paleontologists who have discovered their fossilized remains.
The earliest known Mayan calendar has been discovered in an ancient house in Guatemala. It reveals that Mayan calendars go well beyond 2012.
Evidence for a forgotten ancient language has emerged from a clay tablet unearthed in the ruins of a 2800 year old palace in Turkey.
Elephant meat was a popular menu item for middle Stone Age Spaniards, a new study says.
Scholars might discuss whether Marco Polo actually went to China, but they all agree that his house lies beneath the Malibran Theater in Venice.
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