New research has suggested that the process of creating cave paintings may have been a family affair.
Police in Italy have discovered the remains of a man who is thought to have died over 50 years ago.
A caving team has become the first ever to descend into the depths of Yemen's terrifying sinkhole.
Caves dotted around the surface of the Red Planet could provide a safe haven for future human explorers.
A young girl buried in a European cave centuries ago was discovered with the head of a finch in her mouth.
Archaeologists have unearthed a child who was buried at Panga ya Saidi cave almost 80,000 years ago.
A gargantuan cave in the Canadian wilderness was only recently discovered because it had been filled with ice.
British railway workers have discovered a previously hidden cave that was exposed following a landslip.
NASA has released a fascinating photograph showing a large cave entrance on the slopes of a Martian volcano.
The well-preserved fossil remains of a 330 million-year-old shark have been discovered in a cave in Kentucky.
A cave painting dating back 44,000 years shows the earliest known depiction of a supernatural creature.
Forensic experts have created a detailed reconstruction of a Neolithic woman found in a cave in Gibraltar.
Modern forensic techniques have been applied to an ancient fractured skull found in a cave in Romania.
A thigh bone found in a Crimean cave belonged to a huge species of bird that was as heavy as a polar bear.
A sword discovered 30 years ago in a cave has turned out to be a lot more significant than previously thought.
The unexpected find represents the first ever evidence of Denisovans outside of Denisova Cave in Siberia.
Scientists have discovered the fossil remains of an extinct species of human in a cave in the Philippines.
Strange etchings on the walls of Creswell Crags in England were created to trap or repel evil forces.
A previously unexplored cave in British Columbia has been described as having 'national significance'.
Early human cave paintings dating back thousands of years could depict more than just hunting scenes.