Indigenous elders in central Australia are leading efforts to save a critically endangered language. Of the estimated 300 Indigenous languages that once existed in Australia, only 90 are still spoken.
Deep below the sands of the Saqqara necropolis, archaeologists have uncovered a unique discovery they say reveals the secrets of the ancient Egyptian mummies.
Legends and archaeological finds suggest ancient Egyptians once visited Ireland. Could DNA findings answer long-held questions regarding a possible link between ancient Egyptians and the Emerald Isle?
Countries can acknowledge their histories without being captive to them, says Hawk Newsome, who is visiting Sydney.
An asteroid first discovered last year has now been confirmed to be one of only four equal mass binary systems ever detected near Earth.
A new archaeological find suggests that humans inhabited America, specifically parts of what is known today as Texas, as far back as 21,700 years ago.
New analysis challenges traditional view of humanity’s origins and suggests many populations of primitive people developed across Africa.
Genetically speaking, we get what we get. But someday we might be able to program our genetic futures, and then it’s a whole new ballgame.
The sarcophagus has become a source of excitement because a layer of mortar between the body and the lid indicates its contents have lain undisturbed since it was buried.
The discovery of stone tools—the oldest ever found outside of Africa—dramatically shifts the story of hominin migration, researchers say.
Researchers say it is time to drop the idea that modern humans originated from a single population in a single location.
The temple is nestled inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Morelos state, 70km south of Mexico City. It is thought to date back to 1150 and to belong to the Tlahuica culture, one of the Aztec peoples living in central Mexico.
Romans hunted gray and right whales to extinction in local waters, archaeologists postulate after studying mysterious bones in ancient Roman fish-salting factories in Gibraltar.
Astronomers have traced a high-energy neutrino to its cosmic source for the first time ever, solving a century-old mystery in the process.
This research shows that the use of plants was a widespread, deeply-rooted subsistence strategy of the Neanderthals.