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Nov 18, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The harsh burial of the teenage girl suggests she was seen as a danger even when dead.
Jul 9, 2015 07:15 AM ET
What happens to your body when you die? If no one claims your body and you don't have a will, your body can be disposed of by the state.
Jun 19, 2015 12:17 PM ET
There's a whole industry in China around death simulation - for those who are brave enough.
May 19, 2015 08:44 AM ET
Should death be a cause for sadness or celebration? In some parts of China and Taiwan, it's a celebration that takes a uniquely erotic turn, with strippers coming to dance for the dead.
May 11, 2015 02:18 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The pharaohs believed they descended from the gods so inbreeding was seen as a way to retain the sacred bloodline.
Sep 22, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The skeletal remains of two lovebirds were uncovered, after being locked in a romantic embrace for the past 700 years.
Jun 20, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A child mummy in Italy appears to open and close her eyes. But find out what's really happening. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Roland de Courson, AFP
Deeply disturbing images show Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants executing soldiers or security force members. AFP explains why they ran them.
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