In an attempt to speed up the planning process, the government has introduced a new law which could put Britain's heritage at risk.
A 9,000-year-old skeleton became a high-profile and highly contested case for the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. How do we respectfully deal with ancient human remains?
Getting a scientific paper published about a significant finding - like the discovery of the world's oldest axe - is challenge in itself.
A model Palmyra's Arch of Triumph, made in Italy from Egyptian marble, has been installed in London's Trafalgar Square. Is this such a good thing?
The reach of the Vikings in England went further than we thought.
Unpaid volunteers are negotiating with Islamic State and facing military attacks as they try to save Syria's ancient cities.
Archaeological remains, traditional tribes and conflict among chimpanzees can tell us much about the history of human warfare.
Multiple times over the centuries, climate issues caused Pueblo farming to collapse, taking the establishment down with it. New research suggests there are parallels with American inequalities today.
Work is already underway to repair the damage to the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria, but we need to question if technology will take things too far.
It takes more than a quick scan for high-tech archaeology to reveal history's secrets.
As a fifth Indiana Jones film is announced, what Indy got right – and wrong – in his earlier exploits ...
What's in a name? In search of the link between the Parisi people of East Yorkshire and Parisii of northern France.
Archaeologists are launching a crowdfunded search for Lindisfarne monastery, famous for St Cuthbert and Lindisfarne Gospels.
More is possible in a virtual world than in a classroom – that's what makes Minecraft invaluable.
In an attempt to revive Egypt's crucial tourism industry, its government has launched a series of sensational projects.
The discovery of the world's oldest jewellery at the Blombos Cave in South Africa has resulted in a paradigm shift in our understanding of human evolution.
Why hunter gatherers weren't as peaceful as you may think.
A new study is rewriting our understanding of archaic humans and how they may have interacted with early humans.
Modern technology is helping archaeologists to discover buried sites without risking to damage them.
Not all technologies are created equal. Researchers devised a new model to explain why, after eons of nothing much new, we sometimes see an explosion of innovation in the archaeological record.