The research unexpectedly revealed that ancient Europeans started dairying thousands of years before they evolved genes to make the most of it.
World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, a small Balkans conflict that went global.
The fully intact skeleton is of a baby between seven and 10 months old, but it is not thought the child was the victim of any human sacrifice. Continue reading →
The Allied invasion of Normandy was the largest of its kind in history and set the stage for Nazi surrender.
New genetic evidence casts further doubt on the authenticity of a grisly French relic: a gourd long believed to be stained with the blood of Louis XVI.
Simultaneous rebellions in Ukraine, Venezuela and Thailand point to a history of revolutionary waves that can cross continents and oceans.
After 26 years of research, scientists confirm that the bones interred at Charlemagne's supposed resting place belong to the emperor.
Bones in a golden casket in Germany belong to the casket's rightful occupant: Charlemagne, one of Europe's earliest and most successful monarchs, according to new research. Continue reading →
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