The ancient gum-chewing inhabitants of Sweden left behind Scandinavia's oldest known human DNA.
An ancient cemetery containing at least two sarcophagi has been discovered southeast of the Giza Pyramids.
Scientists have discovered an ancient footprint in Chile that is thought to date back around 15,600 years.
Archaeologists in China have unearthed an ancient bronze vessel containing a rather curious concoction.
Evidence of an ancient interconnected subterranean groundwater system has been discovered on Mars.
A newly discovered species of prehistoric shark has been assigned a name based on the shape of its teeth.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a fortress that once protected the ancient port of Berenike.
A remarkably well preserved 4,400-year-old tomb has been discovered in the ancient city of Saqqara.
The discovery of stone tools in Algeria has cast doubt on the notion that east Africa was the 'cradle of humankind'.
For thousands of years, termites have been constructing a vast network of mounds in northeastern Brazil.
The unnerving statues, which date back 800 years, were unearthed in the ruins of the ancient city of Chan Chan.
Experts in London have been attempting to decipher the writing on an ancient stone found in the 19th century.
The skeletal remains of a child with a stone in its mouth point to an ancient form of ritualistic vampire burial.
Saga Vanecek discovered the pre-Viking-era relic while swimming near her family's holiday home in Sweden.
A new study has revealed that ancient Mars had the right conditions to support subterranean microbes.
Archaeologists have discovered more than 800 tombs in an ancient necropolis outside of the village of Lisht.
The discovery of ancient cheese sieves has pushed back the origins of cheese making in the Mediterranean.
Scientists have discovered the fossil remains of an ancient turtle with a toothless beak and no shell.
A strange white substance found inside a broken jar from an ancient tomb has turned out to be cheese.
Russian scientists claim that they have successfully revived ancient worms that were frozen in permafrost.