A chemical analysis of a Bronze Age jug found in Egypt might finally vindicate an old theory that jugs like it contained opium.
Many people believe that cats became domesticated in Egypt, but a genetic study suggests that feline ancestors originally came from more humble roots.
It's time once more for the Science Hero Award, where we recognize someone from history who did terrific things to advance human understanding.
The Greeks had it figured out that the earth was round. How did they manage it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
In the last few years, a scourge from the Middle East has posed a biological threat to North American well-being–mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus.