A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.
In the Bronze Age site of Megiddo in Israel, archeologists found traces of chemical compounds usually found in natural vanilla extract.
Scientists studying dental plaque on the teeth of a medieval nun made a startling discovery about medieval manuscripts.
Recent research sheds new light on the obscure life of the dodo.
In 2018, scientists announced a breakthrough in our understanding of the Mayan empire.
Xin Zhui's body is so well-preserved her skin is described as feeling alive.
Scientists analyzing ancient lake mud think that the success and development of the Inca empire was partially due to llama dung.
Neanderthals were more sophisticated than how they're often portrayed in popular culture.
As it turns out, caveman culinary capabilities may be more advanced than we thought!
The ancient ancestor of the modern donkey is actually still alive today!