Researchers used advanced chemical analyses to study breastfeeding in some of the world's first farming communities.
New research reveals remarkable evidence of a copper-mining bonanza in Wales that was so productive the metal reached France, Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
Ancient farmers ensured their children were fed and entertained in a similar way to modern parents.
Armed conflict in Syria has been a disaster for the area's cultural heritage. A displaced archaeologist describes what's being lost.
On its own it's just tin. But mix it with other elements and it turns into a material that helped shape the ancient world.
Considering language from a biological perspective led researchers to the idea that new food processing technologies affected neolithic human beings' jaws – and allowed new language sounds to emerge.
Recycling on a large scale is a Bronze Age invention.
Serbia was pumping out lead pollution while Britain was still in the stone age.
It's arguably Europe's premier Bronze Age art site -– but it has spent the last 50 years hidden underground.
Turns out the Egyptians weren't the only ones who mummified their dead.
Study sheds light on how have traits that were rare in African ancestors became common in Europe.
Genetic study reveals that two-thirds of European men can be traced back to just three individuals who lived between 3,500 and 7,300 years ago.