The find represents Europe’s largest human-made megastructure.
The stone age saw a pattern where technologies like spears, fire and bows were invented once, then spread
Newly found fossils point to a link between a rise in atmospheric oxygen and the first emergence of complex life on Earth.
Strange frond-like sea creatures are among the planet’s earliest animals, but new research dates them and the entire animal kingdom to much earlier than first thought.
Neanderthals, rather than modern humans, created the world’s oldest cave paintings.
Growing grapes and making wine come with a lot of implications about a culture’s capabilities. Apparently, Sicily of 6,000 years ago was more sophisticated than archaeologists had given it credit for.
Despite the technological advances that humanity has known for millennia, the standard of living did not begin to rise until around 1800.
Bed bugs make us shudder and cringe. So arm yourself with the courage to learn about the biology and successes of Cimex lectularius – as well as the ways to get rid of it.
A consultant on Chris Packham’s latest dinosaur show about Tyrannosaurus Rex explains how they kept it entertaining but accurate.
As a new David Attenborough documentary examines a remarkable fossil, a leading expert gives his verdict.
Look back into prehistory and it’s all about trusting strangers.
A century-old case of scientific fraud illustrates how hard it is to untangle the truth when access to new discoveries is limited.
Stonehenge has a traffic problem. But building a £1.4 billion tunnel is not the answer.
An old technique to explore the inside of fossils unfortunately ended up destroying some unique specimens. New technology has been used to reconstruct one such fossil.
The hunt for ‘Nessie’ has been going on for decades but there’s a good reason why nothing has been found.
For centuries, the fossil remains of back-boned animals were studied primarily from their hardened bones. Now palaeontologists can study the softer side of these ancient creatures.
Archaeological remains, traditional tribes and conflict among chimpanzees can tell us much about the history of human warfare.
What killed off Australia’s giant wombats and other megafauna? New dating once again points the finger at human hunters, rather than abrupt changes to the climate.
Piecing together how Stonehenge came to be reveals similarities and differences with other monuments of the time.
Every state and territory in Australia should have one: a fossil emblem. Not only can they be good for tourism but they can also help teach people about the ancient history of the regions.