The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
One of the first predators of its day, the creature sported compound eyes, body armor and two spiky claws for grabbing prey.
An extinct dyrosaur, a type of crocodilian, was 16 feet (4.8 meters) long and tipped the scales at 900 lbs.
What were thought to be some of the oldest traces of life on Earth may not have been caused by life at all, new research suggests
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
These now-extinct swimmers had highly dense bones that facilitated their transition from land to sea by helping them sink to seafloors to graze.
Scientists have confirmed the bacteria that caused the plague pandemic 1,500 years ago. Continue reading →
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
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