Gun violence works as a social contagion, say experts explaining a rise in violent crime across many U.S. cities.
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
People in ancient Egypt were likely to lose some of their front teeth before they could become mummies.
The recovered skulls feature holes on both sides -- suggesting they had been arranged on wooden poles and displayed.
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
A study of more than 200,000 galaxies shows that the universe is producing half as much energy as it did 2 billion years ago and continues to fade.
The small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China was filled with remains of 97 human bodies.
Aging could happen at once, rather than over time -- and it may be possible to block the signal to begin the aging process.
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